Stepping Off the Tracks - Taking a Break from Management

The first time I did it was for health reasons. I was struggling with a cardiac condition and was battling infertility. Although stress wasn’t the root of either problem, I was not naïve to the correlation. As  the rehabilitation director for four sub-acute programs, the intensity of the professional demands had serious medical impact. So I quit to take a staff position with another company, certain that my brief career in management was over. Yet a year later, health re-acquired, my new company asked me to take over the department director job....more

Bravo for speaking out and announcing that it is okay not to always accept any promotion that ...more