I want to brag but I can’t say much.

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  1. Batesmotel

    Batesmotel

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    #1 Son just graduated with his masters degree and was offered his dream job today.

    It’s a tech startup but it is headed up by some industry powerhouses who left AAA companies because they think the specific industry could be doing better.

    A lot of people feel this way but no one has had the guts to break ranks and lay everything on the line to change things.

    Perfect job for an ambitious kid just starting out with nothing to loose.

    I can’t say more because he is BURIED in confidentiality agreements. But it is going to be a cool job.

    And #2 son is still in school but also just got hired in the field he is studying. He can’t say what he does because it’s classified.

    I know what he is studying. I know who hired him. I know what they do and what alphabet agencies they contract with so I can work out the sort of thing he is doing. Just sucks not being able to talk about his new job with him.

    My daughter’s company is having massive layoffs. She has just been there one year and was afraid she will be out soon. Her boss’s, boss’s, boss Just told her her work is so good that the only way she will be laid off is if the company fails.

    It is just a major relief knowing all three of my kids are safely employed right now. All three of them are smarter than me but the one thing I did was help them develop one hell of a strong work ethic. It is paying off now.
     
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  2. Deanster

    Deanster Cheese? CLM Millennium Member

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    Congratulations!

    Well done with your kids, you must be so proud!
     
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    JArthurD Silver Member

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    Nonsense. Brag away. Your children are a reflection of you. They are how you leave a meaningful piece of you behind. Brag on and good on you! The success of your children are like your own success.
     
  4. Batesmotel

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    I just wish I could talk about what they are doing. Cool stuff, just confidently and security get in the way.
     
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    Kudos to you Bates.. As mentioned above, how well your kids are doing in life, is a direct reflection on your parenting skills. If your arm were longer I would encourage you to pat yourself on the back. You deserve it!
     
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    Congratulations! You should be very proud.

    I spent a couple of decades working at different startups. Always enjoyed the process of helping build a business and introducing new technology. I highly recommend it if you don’t mind moving every few years to start a new gig. Doing it when you’re young is definitely the most fun.
     
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    JArthurD Silver Member

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    My daughter is in that same category.
     
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    Valmet M62/76 Silver Member

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    That’s great news indeed! Esp considering it’s 2020
     
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    FullClip Native Mainiac CLM

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    Good to hear there are still good kids out there making their way in life. Never hear about this on the news for some reason....
     
  10. Glock Commander

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    As parents we want to direct, coach, manage our children. We just give them a good foundation and let them build.

    Congratulations. Now what until you have grandchildren. :fred:
     
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    You can tell us, we wont tell!!
     
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    My compliments to you and your kids!
     
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