Quitting. It’s one of those ideas that enters your head and tends to linger. The worse your day, the more tempted you are to pull a Jerry Maguire and just do it.

But, are you actually ready to pull the trigger? Or, I should ask you: Are you making this decision for the right reasons?

Every professional goes through the process of questioning whether to take a new step or to stay in the comfort of a familiar setting. Whether you’re clashing with your boss, looking for a higher income, or just ready for something new, we’re here to help. Or, well, this flowchart is—use it as a jumping off point as you start to seriously consider your options.


Infographic courtesy of BBC.com.Photo of quitting note courtesy of Shutterstock.