What would you do if you got “downsized” (or “right-sized” as the new company lingo would have it)?
Losing a job, for men in particular, is losing an identity. It was for Michael Gates Gill, an Ivy League grad with a mansion in Westchester County, New York, a great job in the ad business and a wife and family.
Then he lost his job and according to a story that aired this morning on CBS’ Sunday morning, it was the best thing that ever happened to him. His riches-to-rags story ends with him working at a Starbucks.
And now, Tom Hanks is going to play his part in a movie.
It’s a splendid little story that can’t help but make one wonder how one would approach a similar situation.
How about you?