Last week I bought a new pair of shoes. I bought the same brand of shoes three years ago and I loved them so I was excited to get a new pair.
Everything was going well on the first day I wore them. A little stiff here, breaking them in there, the usual with new shoes. However, at some point during the day I noticed some significant discomfort on the top part of my foot. I just chalked it up to the break in period of new shoes so I did’t bother to do anything about it. However, it started to really hurt and it was becoming a distraction. Then it hit me. I don’t have to suffer like this. I have the power and the ability to untie my shoe, readjust the fit, and keep moving. Freedom! I felt like William Wallace in a pair of Keens.
This led me to start thinking about how this can often happen in our careers. Sometimes we needlessly tolerate pain in our careers when we have the ability to change our situation. But how do you know when enough is enough? Here are some indications it might be time to start making a change in your career:Read More