Do Not Settle for Less Than What Feels Right

REMEMBER the story about how I quit my job at the law firm? It might seem that the decision was taken on a whim, but in reality, it was the result of several months of internal struggle. On the intuitive level it was a thoroughly analyzed move. Let us go back in time to the origins of why I took on that job in the first place. At any point in time, human behavior is governed by a continuum of needs. A. Maslow referred to this as the Hierarchy of Needs, while negotiation theory depicts five fundamental interests.2 It might make sense to add the ego to the mix. In most cases, decisions are driven by a multitude of factors, both emotional and rational.

On the rational level, starting a career ...

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