Awhile back, psychologist and fellow Psych Central-contributor Elvira Aletta published a great post about the frog in the pot:
Did you know that if you boil a pot of water and throw in a live frog that that frog will hop right out, saving his life to croak again another day (ha, ha)? If, on the other hand, you place a frog in a pot of cold water and turn the heat up slowly, that frog will stay in the pot. He will not jump out but slowly acclimate to the increasingly hot water until it boils to death. Truth or urban legend? To prove it I’d have to cook a live frog and that’s not going to happen. It sounds true and so should be because of what it teaches us.
The day after I was laid off from my job, a fellow co-worker emailed me and said, “This is your next assignment … instructions on how to jump out of the pot…. But not necessarily the way you did!”
Here, then, in Paul Simon style, are 7 Ways to Leave Your Job (if it is, you know, starting to boil you to death)…
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