Over the years, I’ve gotten stuck in a career rut. I’ve stayed in a position too long, hated on my former bosses for not giving me the plum assignments and refused additional training even when I know I needed it. Sound familiar? You may very well be sitting there at your desk perusing the Internet, reading this blog, thinking: “Damn, how she know that?” Because I’ve been there and done this more times than I care to admit. One thing that helps me out of a rut is educating myself. My office is littered with career books jam packed with smart advice, new ways of thinking and practical exercises that I can and do try on my peers and bosses. However, it only works if your committed to change. Lawd, I need to remember that the next time I don’t want to go to spinning class.
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