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It’s Hard to Know | Career Angles

There are so many things that are hard to know, particularly in the world of work. Mentors can help. Coaches can help.

Everyone wants “the right answer” yet, often, what is right for one organization and culture is completely wrong elsewhere.

It’s like being in a family where you are given the idea that everything you do is wrong but marry into a family where you can do no wrong. Reasonable people will respond reasonably. Lunatics will respond in ways that demonstrate their lack of character.

Never allow yourself to be confused by a lunatic that you are “less than” or “no nothing” or worse.

The first time it happens may reflect a bad day. The second time is a confirmation of a disorder of some sort wther personally or institutionally.

Look for other choices.

Ⓒ The Big Game Hunter, Inc., Asheville, NC 2018


Jeff Altman, The Big Game Hunter is a career and leadership coach who worked as a recruiter for more than 40 years. He is the host of “No BS Job Search Advice Radio,” the #1 podcast in iTunes for job search with more than 1300 episodes and his newest show, “No BS Coaching Advice.” He is a member of The Forbes Coaches Council.

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