Today was my last day as a manufacturing engineer for Weil-McLain.
Yup. I quit my job. Crazy, right?
I will now be joining those family members already working full-time in the hydropower business.
In many ways I am very excited to be making this move. After all, this is part of what we’ve been working towards. Working entirely for ourselves was one of our big goals, and now that goal has been met, so we can take the next step. But, since change is hard, the move is bittersweet. I worked with some very wonderful people at WM, and I will miss them. Working for two weeks after giving a resignation notice always feels weird. Plus, I mostly liked that job, which was often challenging, and sometimes fun. It’s hard to give up what amounts to a pretty good job, especially “in this economy.” I’m a bit like the dog that actually caught the car, and wonders “now what?” We’ve been talking about the “what” for some time. For me, actually doing it will now be another matter entirely.