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February 10, 2009

Working It Out

Leslie Hampel lost her consulting job this fall after her firm lost some of its biggest clients to the financial industry collapse. Leslie was a high performer who routinely put in 16 hours days. So when she got the news that she was laid off, she descended into a spiral of self doubt. But one critical meeting weeks later helped her get her confidence back. Now, Leslie sees there may have been a bright side to losing her job.

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