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Power Trip

It’s Okay to Not Want a Promotion

In defense of a thoughtful lack of ambition

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I couldn’t tell you what the meeting was about or exactly when it happened — probably a year or so into my first job at a tech startup — but I feel certain I was sitting at a meeting room table and listening to someone go through a slide deck when the thought struck me: Maybe I should get an

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