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My father spent his career working in a lab at a large multi-national corporation. His job was to design and build new products for market. The company would send him ideas and he would turn those ideas into reality. As a tech guy, it was more than just a job: it was his passion, and he was good at it.

During the final years of his career, sadly, he felt intense dissatisfaction with the company. He felt underappreciated, under-represented and unsupported. While he still enjoyed the work, the pay was fine and the benefits were decent, it was not enough. In the end, he retired more than a decade earlier than planned. 

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Joshua Livingstone

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Josh Livingstone is an award-winning PhD candidate (philosophy) at Queen’s University, Kingston, ON.

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