You’re not where you are because of your own making

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I first become a manager because my Danish colleague, the most senior, most talented, and next-in-line guy, in our sales team got too impatient waiting for his promotion. I was also looking for a way out of my current role but he was faster and found a role outside of the organisation.

Shortly after he had left, the next rung on the ladder become free and I was asked to step…