Last week, the question was posed: “Have you thoughtfully considered what ‘more’ means to you?” when comparing an existing job or career to a new opportunity. Prestige, responsibility, and recognition are all common sentiments contributing to employees leaving their role for a fresh start. Compensation, and sheer confusion about or lack of personal goals are also leading factors.
How often have you stared at some inanimate object in your place of work, convincing yourself you hit the proverbial wall or ceiling, and your only option for success and happiness was to leave?
Your perspective may be accurate. Leaving could be your only option to ‘get more’ and make different contributions. But have you thoughtfully considered what ‘more’ means to you? What exactly are you interested in pursuing? Consider this simple quiz, and circle all that apply: