Some people want you to believe that quitting is weak and for losers. They’re lying and we need to normalize leaving jobs that are not good for us.
In this video we take a deep look at what happens when you’re unhappy at work, how you can know it’s time to quit and how you can support others who need to get away from a bad job.
(00:00) 1: Frogs aren’t idiots
(01:01) 2: Introduction to quitting
(03:45) 3: How hating your job hurts you
(06:56) 4: Exposing the anti-quitting propaganda
(18:05) 5: The excuses people make for not quitting
(27:23) 6: Should you quit?
(32:47) 7: 21 perfectly valid reasons for quitting
(40:21) 8: What if you canít quit
(46:24) 9: How to quit
(47:39) 10: Should you always find a new job first before you quit?
(49:42) 11: We should celebrate quitters
(59:22) 12: I quit!
References, articles and books from the video
Relationship between a bad job and poor health
A bad job makes you gain weight
Unhappy workers are less productive
Effective propaganda exploits existing biases
How Herbalife and other MLMs scam people
The No Asshole Rule – excellent book by Bob Sutton
Turing pharmaceuticals raised prices
Stories from people who quit without first finding a new jobs
Apprentice car mechanic commits suicide after being bullied
The most basic freedom is the freedom to quit
The true cost of employee turnover
Bosses try to predict who will quit