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- Feb 2021
A second trap is thinking that you just need to work on yourself in order to grow your career. For example, "To progress, I just need to get better at [insert skill.]" But you are only one part of the equation.There is a whole other part of the equation, which is your environment. Your environment either limits or amplifies your own ability to get better at a skill.
- Trap: "I just need to work on myself more"
- Assumption: You need to focus on improving X
- Impact: You need to consider the environment. if you don't, you could end up in a place that limits your ability to work on that skill instead of amplify it.
Evaluating impact isn't easy. It is complicated by a few factors:Impact is the result of multiple other variables.Those variables are interrelated and have confounding factors.Impact can be subjective to the individual.A lot of times you aren't even aware of what is holding you back, or what to evaluate on.
If impact is the input that powers career progression, what are the complicating factors and why?
"Should I leave my current role?""How do I compare or choose between two or more opportunities?""What is preventing me from moving forward?"
- do we switch projects?
- career paths?
- what projects do we take on, vs not, and why?