And that doesn’t just mean the clients.
“We’ve fired clients because of the way they’ve talked to our employees,” Gabriel said. “Disrespect toward an employee is not worth anybody’s time.”
Massie admits he may never know what he’s missed, passing up the big city life, but it doesn’t really matter.
“I think I have a very unique opportunity here, the road less traveled, where I can be free professionally with my creativity,” he said. “Not a lot of people get that opportunity.”
Harold said young professionals may be overlooking career satisfaction closer to home.
“There’s a misperception that you have to go somewhere like Boston to get a good job, that there’s more opportunity in the city,” Harold said. “You can find awesome opportunities around the corner.”