This is slightly off topic but it's something that I was hoping to have some discussion on. I'm an assistant professor with a tenure-track job, I went on the market this year nevertheless and managed to land several interviews and several fly-outs. However, despite these successes, I've been seriously considering leaving the profession of philosophy. I was wondering how many of you have thought about seriously leaving philosophy or have actually left philosophy, particularly for something outside of academe. What were your reasons? What were your experiences? Was it difficult? Thanks (and I apologize for posting out of place and if this has already been covered). - clpI thought it was worth its own thread. What say you?