Top 5 Ways to Derail Your Career Growth

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“I had an 18-year corporate career in publishing and marketing that was highly successful on the outside, but on the inside, it was not…”

 

“And I made a great number of huge mistakes.  I did some important things right too, but my missteps were legendary (at least in my own mind).”

 

“When I look back on my 30 years of working, and the careers of the hundreds of folks I train, coach and teach, five blunders stand out from all the rest as the most negative, damaging, and irreversible in your career and professional life.”

 

Author: Kathy Caprino, Photo: Wiki

Read more: http://www.forbes.com/sites/kathycaprino/2013/09/02/the-top-5-things-you-should-never-do-at-work/

streetsmartprof‘s insight:

Our passions can come out at the wrong time if we let our emotions run wild. There are times to sit on your hands and keep quiet while the boiling water in your mind simmers down.

 

I’ve always used a friend and/or peer as a sounding board before making any major decisions which could impact my career. What ever you choose to help you out when your thinking about making any of these 5 bad decisions.

 

Stop, think and look at the future consequences before jumping too far. Then make decisions on your next move to help grow your career, not undermine it.

 

My favorite of all 5, never burn bridges.

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