When I first wrote this post, I wrote a lot of details. None of that matters.
The situation is briefly this: After I walked away from a promotion, I knew I didn’t want to go back to working all sorts of crazy hours.
Since then my job has become like walking a minefield. I never know when the next explosion is going to hit.
I’ve taken all possible action through the appropriate channels at work. Nothing has brought any change. Since walking out on my job without notice is not something I could personally live with, I have to find a way to live with the situation until another appropriate job comes through.
I can’t change the situation. I can change how I react to it.
It’s been a good lesson in how to get things done under adverse circumstances. Determining how and when I will respond. Setting aside chunks of time to concentrate so I can do the job I was hired to do. Acting in a professional manner despite others’ actions and reactions.
In essence, I am focusing on keeping my side of the street clean. That way when I leave I will have no regrets, and nothing to apologize for.
What are your best strategies for keeping your productivity up when things are unraveling? Comment if you wish, or feel free to send me an email at lj AT simpleproductivityblog DOT com.
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