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Anyone else feel lost on how to exit this rat race? Burned out, feel totally stuck, and demands are only increasing 😔

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Read the book called Grit as well as Mans Search for Meaning. Makes you realize how much pain someone can take and how to build resolve.

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Two things you can do 1) Lay out a strategy to get comfortable with this madness 2) An exit strategy 3) Just quit with no plans and see your ass working by itself in miraculous ways

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Isn't SA fairly entry level? Might just be real world sticker shock. Industry may be better

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If you're in the rat race, make sure you're the fastest rat.

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Only gets worse

Was industry prior to consulting. Which was also cutthroat. Going on year 5 living in this madness.

OP I'm there right now. Trying to figure out my next steps. Hard thing about it is money is good

I feel so fucking stuck. Industry i want is I credibly difficult to get into. My efforts have failed me. And this quicksand of a life (consulting) isn't making this any easier

^adding to the reading list! Thanks

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