I had a team member from a different department reach out to me recently asking to meet. He wants to talk about how he can get into my department. I have a relatively small department with no immediate openings. But that’s not what I’ll focus our conversation on later this month.
Instead of addressing “is the time right now?”, I’ll be asking “are you the right person doing the right things”.
I’ve seen this play out too many times in my career. People want to create an opportunity when I wish they would work on character (being the right person) and results (doing the right things).
If a person wants to be considered for a promotion, move to a different department, find a job, be considered for that next big project – they need to be focusing on what they can control TODAY to be prepared for tomorrow. None of…
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