Chapter 20. Keeping Clear on What You Think You Want

It is meaningful to your overall sense of fulfillment and happiness and to your ultimate success, that you understand why you want the next job or promotion, and what the opportunity risks are to your life in a whole sense.

What is driving you? Is it boredom in your current job and the belief that you can and want to do more? Are you in need of a new challenge and learning curve? Do you have a strong and passionate belief in the way things “should be” versus the current “as is”? How about money, ego, and power as motivators? Maybe you want to get away from your current manager or environment? There might be truth in the entire list, but which factors are leading you at this particular time in ...

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