Sam Hartman (hartmans) wrote,
Sam Hartman

Boss resigned

Late yesterday afternoon my group at worked received announcement of an important meeting early this morning with no agenda. Those are always fun: either it is bad news or someone has an over inflated idea of what is important. In this case it was bad news; my boss announced he had accepted another position and would be leaving shortly before the end of the month.

It was more emotional than I expected. I've enjoyed working with him; apparently announcing the resignation was hard for him. Talking about it with him later was hard for both of us.

I don't know what the effects of this are for me, for what I want to do or for what/where the best place to do it is. The organization seems to have a collective lack of pants about his departure. No one is positioned to take his job. One thing I know for sure is that I don't want it.

Tags: introspection

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