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Make It Work: Navigate Your Career Without Leaving Your Organization by Bill Gargiulo, Joe Frodsham

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Looking Outside Your Box

The real opportunities in your organization are likely in the space between roles. These are the opportunities you and others see that nobody else is chasing, or the things you would love to do but haven’t taken the time or risk to do. It is in these spaces outside your defined role that you can find the opportunities to do what you love at work. And as you do what you love, people will be attracted to you and your organization will support and reward you. People in your organization don’t know that they want, even need, the work you love until they see you do it. So, show it to them. As you do, any new job description or performance review you get will include what you love to do.

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