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  • I sat there staring at the coffee cup, waiting for him to arrive.

    I had spent countless hours contemplating this decision and fielded hundreds of questions from close friends and family.
    Still, I was nervous to have this conversation. My boss is an incredibly kind man that I greatly respect; but, I had never resigned from a job before. I love this place and these people.

    I knew he would ask the question, but it came more quickly than I expected.

    "What will you do?"

    I glanced at the open boxes on the coffee cup. I tried to explain my thoughts about The Leapyear Project with confidence. He could hear the uncertainty and excitement collide as I shared my ideas.

    He then said a few words that I'll never forget.

    "This has your name written all over it. Give it a try."

    Perhaps, I could create another box.
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