So I have quit my job at UBC. My last day is March 4th, 2011.
Strange – I thought things would work out really well there. Well, they did work out in many ways, just not the way I thought they might. I lost 12 pounds while working on campus – at the very least I’m more physically fit now than I have been for many years. However I also have made touch with some fantastic people and organizations during my time with UBC. These contacts may very well become my professional lifeblood, so how can I say things haven’t worked out?
I joined UBC in a time of transition, or so I’m told. I can affirm that things seem to be in a large state of disarray, with very few people actually knowing what’s going to happen 1 month from the day you ask them. That can result in a lot of internal strife and general unhappiness. Couple it, however, with a seemingly glacial pace of change, and UBC just doesn’t seem all that … agile.
So I am moving on. The pasture looks green enough, and the fence isn’t so high to jump over … I think it is time for me to spread my wings a little more than I have ever before.