Posted by: ohmypuddin | February 26, 2011

Change is in the Air

Change is difficult. It’s scary. Changing one thing often changes many things. It has a domino effect.

But it’s necessary. If we don’t change, we become stagnant.

Last week, I left my job as the online news and social media coordinator at St. Mary’s University, and I started as the marketing manager at Denim Group.

I struggled with the decision to leave. I liked my job at St. Mary’s. I liked the people. I liked the variety of work that I got to do, and the opportunities I was given.

I stuggled with the decision to take the new job. I’ve never been a marketing manager before. I came from a nonprofit. I would be a one-person department.

But I have to try. I have to do it, because I can’t turn down great opportunities. If I don’t at least try, I’ll never know if I can do it, and I’ll never give myself a chance to change.

So if you were wondering why the blog has been quiet these days, that’s why. I’ve been changing.

 

 

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Responses

  1. In Lauren we trust.

  2. Good for you. You weren’t kidding about making this the Year of Lauren!

  3. Yay–you made a great decision.

  4. […] I find it constrictive. If I followed that, I probably wouldn’t have written about when I changed jobs, or running a half-marathon, or posted goofy cartoons about my […]


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