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When You’re Truly Good at Your Job, You Want to Hear the Ways You Suck at It

One of the most underrated ways to measure your professional success

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AAbout six months ago, I quit a job I was very good at. I was a staff writer at a digital publication, and was in line for a promotion. Lots of people told me that leaving was a bad idea. Mostly, I agreed with them. But I…

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Leah Fessler

Leah Fessler

Investor at NextView Ventures. Journalist. Thinking about gender, equality, and pugs. Formerly at Chief, Quartz, Slow, Bridgewater Associates, Middlebury.