Well crap, I gave away the result again in the post title. Oh well, sometimes life is less about the answer and more about the journey to get there. Holy cow Mr. Widget how did you manage to raise your pay so much in one year?! This is no trick, I did in fact increase my salary more than 26% in one year without switching companies or groups. Here is how I did it. [Read more…] about Get Paid Part 2: How I Increased my Salary 26% in One Year without Changing Companies
You did what Mr. Widget?! Are you nuts?! The company or prospective boss must have been horrible! Actually no and no. I turned down a great raise with a great company and from what I could tell, great management. Why would anyone do this?
We are all humans, therefore we are all prone to make mistakes every now and again. The key is to learn from these mistakes in order to not repeat them. Failure is something most people fear. However, once we accept it as a part of life we can use it to our advantage.
One of the greatest lessons I have learned over the past couple of years is the importance of having options in life. I have had my fair share of good fortune, but I have also realized how I have had influenced this as well. It is important to realize early on how you can generate the most possible options in your life.