Getting fired from your job is almost always unexpected and traumatic. Even if you’ve never been fired, you may lie awake at night dreading the possibility and wondering if tomorrow is the day you lose your job. You might hope and pray that things will get better… but unless you can empower yourself, things will stay the same.
Here’s the truth: Being good at your profession doesn’t mean you have the skills to manage and navigate the direction of your career. Workplaces can be incredibly complex with lots of egos and the unmet needs of your colleagues. You may not have developed the savvy, communication skills, or inner self-confidence to advocate for yourself and create healthy boundaries. If you’re a people pleaser,