I bet you think this email is about you. And it is… but it’s also not…
Here’s what I mean.
Back in June I went to a conference and one of the things the keynote speaker talked about was a scenario where he was lined up for a CFO role he thought he deserved.
Instead of him getting the role, they brought in someone from the outside and made it a CFO/CMO role. (Maybe there’s a path someday to bring together both of my worlds!)
He’d never heard of such a role before (neither have I), so naturally he was upset and went through the normal phases of feeling slighted — anger -> they don’t appreciate me -> I don’t have to put up with this/I can do better elsewhere.
Fast forward a bit and he’s getting the inside scoop on what happened from a friend/mentor… [Read more…]