Sunday, August 31, 2014

News Flash: It’s Uncomfortable Outside the Comfort Zone

I toyed with word choice, searching for the smallest, most watered down way to tell a boss whose insecurities kept us all on eggshells that I’m pursuing an MBA.

I settled on “I’m in school, this is where I attend.” Basic. No flair. Humble. And most importantly -- non-threatening. After all, with my networking activities ramped up (because I do, eventually, plan on taking my skills elsewhere) and our mutual contacts, it was going to come out and it needed to come from me.