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You seem to think there is only two options for you: Stay where you are or go to this possible low-satisfaction job. Why can't you continue to search for a great job that fits all your requirements? Also - are you sure this new job is a 50-60+ week job with low-job satisfaction? Or are you jus...

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I've been selling to businesses my entire career. Getting into B2B sales is easy. Find a company that you like who sells to small business and find out who the sales leader is. Connect with them and ask for an appointment. Explain your desire to get into B2B sales. Explain that you'd like th...

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Throttle the time in your business and be brutal about saying "No." Be ultra-clear on expectations with every single client. "This is how I work. At X'oclock, I am offline and no longer available. I check emails and messages at these times only: X,Y, and Z o'clock." If that doesn't work for the...

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Hello Aidan. I was recently featured on a panel at General Assembly for an audience looking to make a career shift towards product management. In 2014 I moved from a marketing / user engagement role at a software startup to product management. The transition is still fresh in my mind. Based on ...

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Remember having a friend in a similar situation. This was my advice in that moment: -Make a list of the top 50 clients you had in the consulting firm, choose those which you had a close relationship and can actually talk about you (not fake it) -Call them and ask them if they believe you did a ...

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If you're willing to simply get by while you work on your dream, look for an opportunity to get paid to work on that dream. Look around. There are jobs that are incredibly boring and even afford the chance to read while you're on the job. That would be a great time for research, catching up on e...

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Try a non-traditional approach and go for the best of both worlds. (Note: Whether this makes sense and would work depends on the details of the situation, which I don't know) 1) At your current job, bring up your idea for the new internal program and say you'd like to take charge of it. Don't as...

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I don't think anyone would fault you for asking for more info that could help make you a better candidate. The sales team will definitely get you up and running the fastest. If you think something in your current situation would make you think otherwise, we can hop on a call just to make sure i...

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1. Figure out your current 'market rate' based on your brand, experience ..etc using tools such as glassdoor.com, your current salary, references (similar professionals nearby). 2. Ignoring salary, think about what this job can do to your career - get to work with / build relationships with gre...

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There are a few key traits that people look for in a manager, and the reason an employer asks for experience is to try to ensure that the candidate has honed them. Those are: "Big picture" thinking - you need to be able to detach yourself from the details and see the overall aim of your project...

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