I suppose the first thing to get out of the way is the fact that I hate my job. I make this clear from the outset so that, from here on in, I don't have to mention it again and can concentrate on more important things. Suffice to say it is the one thing in my life I would change in a heartbeat. I know people will say that it's within my power to change my own position, and I am trying, but the world is not very forgiving of silly mistakes made in employment choices over the years.
That said I am looking forward, not due to any half-baked new year's resolution that I'll forget in a... more