You’re coming down the home stretch. You’ve received an excellent offer for a new job opportunity, and it’s time to tender your resignation. Assuredly, you walk into your current administrator’s office to give notice, expecting a moment of panic and perhaps a brief handshake wishing you well. What you didn’t expect was an implausible counter-offer. Now what?! Pundits say the best way to handle a counter-offer is to decline it. We feel it’s not always that black and white. Career decisions are complex, not simple, and it’s impossible to make the right one with imperfect information or unclear guidelines.