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Controlling Your Outcome through Business Acumen

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a post on here saying anything about what I have going on. However, I want to share a little bit about a situation that I have going on. Last month, I cut my hours in half because I was considering leaving my job and going somewhere else. I felt that my job was taking us for granted and treating us poorly. All we heard were gripes about us underperforming. So, I began searching elsewhere. I quickly found another company that pays just as much as I currently earn. Moreover, I’d control my schedule. So, I built a strong hand to leverage. I, initially, intended to drop my current company the 1st day of training at the new company. However, my trainer advised that I try it out first to ensure that I was comfortable with the role. Furthermore, while I was in training at my new job, I had a discussion with my supervisor at my current job and negotiated terms of service that would convince me to stay; I hinted at the leverage that I had. I called for balan…