Jan 1, 2019
How Do You Know When It Is Time To Leave Your Job?
This is the time of year where many of us take the time to
reflect, we think about what the past year has provided, and what
we plan to accomplish in 2019.
This week we discuss some of the questions you should ask
yourself when determining if it is time to look elsewhere, and move
on. We also discuss the importance of exiting with grace, and
handling your business appropriately.
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- How do you know when it is time to leave?
- How do we know if we are settling for good, when great is out
- If we are in a position where things are not good, how do we
know that we are better off by breaking free?
- What if you should leave just because you want to get different
- How can you send us questions?
- Ask yourself these questions.
- Are you Happy?
- Are you Learning?
- If you are not excited about the thing you are doing for the
organization you are currently with, it might be time.
- Sometimes the hardest job to leave is the one where things are
- You may have the opportunity to be great, but you may not be
able to be great in the current role.
- When you are coasting, you are likely going downhill.
- How can you make this opportunity great?
- Be self-aware.
- If you find yourself in a rotation like the old Dunkin' Donuts
commercial, it might be time to make a move.
- Ask your boss about new opportunities, opportunities to
- Job shadowing, participating in other team meetings, may
provide a great opportunity to expand your role and innovate.
- If you have a question, or would like to share how you apply
the concepts discussed on the podcast, please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
- If the situation is bad, ask these questions.
- What am I doing?
- How can I improve the situation?
- Have I learned everything I can from the role?
- Don't stick around too long, thinking this too shall pass.
- In any scenario where you feel like you have learned everything
in a given role, patterns continue to repeat themselves, you are at
a point where things are predictable, it may be time to explore new
- You can always go back, you may not go back to the same role,
in the same org, but there are other similar roles out there.
- You are not beholden to your decision forever.
- It may be time to explore other options if the following
- If you don't feel like you are making an impact
- If you don't feel like you are giving back
- If you struggle to enter the beginners' mind perspective
- Keep in mind - what you deliver to the new organization may
- You are not bound to geography, leverage the technology that is
available to you.
- If you decide that now is the time to leave, you cannot coast
on the way out. You can't mail it in.
- You have made a commitment to the organization you are a part
of, make good on that commitment.
- Don't let a short-timers mentality become part of your
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