At the end of the first week of class, I did a round, asking people what surprised them about the first week.
Billy’s response was, “I’m surprised I’m still here. Usually I drop out of these things after the first morning.”
He didn’t come back on Monday, and I never saw him again.
So there you are. Billy, a veteran of starting many programs–back to school, life skills, job readiness–had attended eight sessions the first week, instead of dropping out after the first morning Continue reading