Step Up To Climb Every Ladder

Forgiveness and blame awaits on every rung

The problem with ambition at work is that there are always shoes on the rung above the one you are balancing on. Well, maybe not always. Take my first corporate ladder as an example.

My first formal job after my first formal degree came with a formal title and a formal office. But on my first formal day, my first formal boss resigned. The man who picked me as being worthy, who promised me riches in exchange for my productive loyalty, walked out the day I walked in.