You wipe the slate clean with a new year and reset your goals and priorities promising that this year you'll do better. Unfortunately most people have given up on their New Years Resolutions by February. Sticking to a resolution or achieving a goal requires motivation, purpose and planning. Here's my tips for having a successful… Continue reading 80% of New Years resolutions fail by February, 5 tips on how to make progress this year
The realisation that your purpose doesn't align with your company purpose can be very demotivating and destabilising. You can be perfectly content working toward someone else's goal or objectives until one day you realize that your personal dreams are being compromised.
How do you know when it's time to make a move in your career? The number of year's you've been with a company isn't necessarily a good indicator. There's a lot of factors to consider and the answer won't be the same for everyone. So what are the things you should be considering?
I made a big mistake at one point in my career, I sat back and relied on my boss to notice all the great work I was doing for him. I was waiting for him to recognise me and give me a promotion. I basically made his life easy by dealing with any issues so they never landed on his desk. The problem was, he didn't even know I was doing this. I rarely told him about it, which meant I wasn't recognised for all my hard work.
Have you ever seen that movie with Bill Murray called Groundhog Day, where he's living the same day over and over? Does it sometimes feel like that's you living the same day over and over at work? If that's the case your career may have stalled.