Have you met people who seem to always be in the right place at the right time in their careers? They start with early successes, build a strong reputation, and then gracefully leap from one great opportunity to the next. Have you ever wondered how do they do that?
The key to being in the right place at the right time in your career, is to leave the wrong place at the right time.
Successful people have learned that it’s easier to swim downstream than upstream. All jobs have challenges, all jobs have rough patches. But when forces out of your control are conspiring against you being able to do your best work … it’s time to go. As business guru W. Edwards Deming said , “A bad system will beat a good person every time.”