Stuck in the middle

I’ve realised over the last couple of years that I never will and never want to make it to the top of a large multinational company. Even though that’s what I’ve been telling every single HR person I’ve ever spoken to since the start of my career.

And they believe me. I sometimes believe it. But most of the time I just want to have fun, enjoy my work and create some cool things I can passionately talk about with friends and family and potentially brag up about during parties. That’s it.

I’ve come to realise that I don’t really care about ‘professional development’ and ‘staying up to date with the latest trends’. Maybe it’s a phase. Maybe it’s me just finally waking up to my real self.

Whatever it is, it’s starting to become a problem. Because my workplace still sees me as the young, energetic and eager individual they want to keep on the fast track to move up the ladder.

But I don’t. I want to be stuck in middle management. It’s not sexy, and I’m loving it.

I have no idea what this blog will be. This may be the only thing I’ll write here and it was just a matter of getting it of my chest. Maybe it’ll become a monthly blog with thoughts about being stuck in Middle Management (and loving it). We’ll see.