Look, there are plenty of reasons you may be miserable in your jobHorrible bosses tend to top the list, but boredom, burnout, and busywork that knows no bounds are also viable reasons.
Let’s say it’s not any of the above, and, in fact, you can’t pinpoint the source of your discontent on any one thing. You just know it’s not the position for you, and you’d like very much to quit and find something else.
Take a moment to imagine the childhood lives of Bill Gates’ three kids. You’re picturing joyful children leaping and lounging upon heaps of all the coolest and newest tech, right? Shockingly, you’re wrong.
Bill Gates, technology giant and co-founder of Microsoft, had pretty surprising technology restrictions for his kids. Gates and his wife Melinda banned their three children from owning cell phones until they were age 14 – even though they argued all their friends had them. (Classic.)