Lessons Learned From Being Fired

Look for lessons in adversity. It is there you will find strength.

Throughout the entire 5 years it took for me to obtain my bachelor’s degree, I was the only one of my friends to work a job the duration of my college experience. Since receiving my first degree I have been fired twice, laid off, and demoted. The irony of life.

My whole life up to graduating college had been predicated on getting a “good job” and moving up the corporate ladder. That was the model my parents…

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Justin Patton

Justin Patton

Spoken word artist and writer. Living my life and writing about it along the way, it just might inspire somebody. IG: @iamjustinpatton