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How Did I Not See This Coming?: A New Manager's Guide to Avoiding Total Disaster by Katy Tynan

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EPILOGUE

NOT ANOTHER RAINY DAY

The bright early-summer sun warmed Julie’s shoulders as she walked through the public gardens. She had a bounce in her step that was partly the weather, partly a result of the meeting she had that morning with Chuck.

“I’d like to say I told you so,” he had quipped, handing her the letter offering her a raise. “But I don’t want to take away anything from you. You’ve worked hard over the last six months and it shows. I’ve been truly impressed, both with how your team has performed, and how you’re stepping up into a leadership role within the organization. How does it feel?”

Julie smiled, thinking about that day on the train nearly a year ago, when she had believed that at best she was going to be demoted, and at worst, ...

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