How do you view your job?
I was coaching a manager (Bob) who was complaining about their job and was advocating that they needed to change careers, change jobs or change organizations. I knew this person for quite some time and it wasn’t uncommon for them to be dissatisfied with their situation.
I gave them an assignment for the next week (which I encourage you to do). Write down all of your major tasks that you do on your job. Include everything from meetings, to projects to specific assignments or reviews. You can even include regular communications with others. Keep the list to the things you do most regularly whether it is daily, weekly or monthly. Generally the list will be about 20 to 30 different kinds of items.
When Bob came to the next coaching session, he had about [Read more...]