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Opportunities are not going to just drop into your lap.

For the most part, mine mostly have. I wanted to work for Arthur Anderson when I was 21. I didn't get that job, but a friend helped me get a job offer from Touche Ross, w/o my asking his help, and I also got an offer from Price Waterhouse and S.D. Leidsdorf w/o too much in the way of "push".

I took my current employer lunch one day, and he hired me the same day, not at the compensation I originally asked for, but he bumped it up pretty rapidly and about as generously as he can, so certainly nothing to complain about with that.

A competitor offered me a job w/o my asking - The only drawback is that I think working under him would be far more stressful than where I currently work, and we write quite a bit of business for insureds who don't care for his personality, and, in some instances, pricing.

Plus, I'm 64, so not that far from SS and Medicare to be starting a new job/career. I probably shouldn't have mentioned the matter, but I had to vent, some.

Look into opportunities to do consulting. Check out local community colleges to see if they have openings for instructors in your field.

That might be interesting - Thanks.

Bob
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