Monday, January 6, 2014
A boss who limits your career
While the ideal would be a boss who is open and excited to have you move up in the corporation, there are those bosses out there who become offended or annoyed that you may want to make a move. How can you open the door to the conversation without putting your current job in jeopardy? Obviously, you need to understand your boss’ mindset. If you have a boss who is limiting your career it may seem risky to start that conversation with him/her, but the reality is you could be doing significant damage to your career by stagnating in a role. Sometimes people find it easier to look outside of their current company for a new position rather than pushing to advance their career from within. Before doing something drastic, think about it. How could you in a new role add value to your boss or your boss’ career?
What would be a good strategy for dealing with a boss who doesn’t get it? How could you in a new role add value to your boss or your boss’ career? Once you make that determination, there will be many more opportunities at your feet.
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