One month ago today I left my job at a good company. I had been there 12+ years. The company was a very entrepreneurial place to work. Recently the organization was acquired and the overall atmosphere changed. It seemed like the a good time to make a change.
I find myself in an odd place. In fact many people think I was crazy for leaving. Now I am on "sabbatical" with a lot to do and nothing to do at the same time. I have lots of projects lined up, some consulting, a giant stack of reading and a ton of ideas.
When you do not have time you are always rushing to get things done and check things off your list. When you have time, focusing is a lot harder to do than you would expect.