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Old 09-09-2019, 01:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Balthisar View Post
I get it from work, family, and friends. Work, because it's cultural, right; after all, you're of course you want to be a director some day.
I never got this message. I was an acting second level manager at one point, and decided that spending my entire day on budgets and meetings and not research would be hell, and turned it down, and I never got any grief for it. I also decided that I'd rather have a happy marriage than a promotion, and never got any grief from that either. Stuff I worked really hard at, like conference work, I did because I enjoyed it.
I'm sure I could have had some more money in the bank, but I have plenty to live on for the rest of my life, so I don't regret any of my choices.