My name is Brenda Griffin. I believe when work works, life works.
I’ve been flat as a pancake in bed, staring at the ceiling, wondering where my next paycheck would come when I’ve lost jobs due to lack of work and a chapter eleven bankruptcy after a hostile take-over. I zombied through one Holiday season, struggling to keep up my natural cheer, as shell-shocked as my entire department was let go two weeks before Christmas!
I know the pain and grief of rejection, invisibility, and the fear that comes from loss of income, not to mention the hit to your confidence and loss of connection with nowhere to belong.
I also have been flat as a pancake not able to move a single muscle from working 70+ hour weeks, doing work I found exhausting, and not at all a natural fit. I know the guilt and regret that comes from time away from your own life.
I bounced back by putting my time and effort to strategic use by rolling up my sleeves and reading every book I could find on sales and each aspect of the job search process.My thirst for learning paid off!