I’m not a big fan of Jack Welch of GE CEO fame. Too much corporate rah-rah, nose to the grindstone, and 10% of you are gone every year whether you are a solid contributor or not.
But I have to agree with the commentary in this week’s Business Week on “Should you stay or should you go?” In it, rather than setting up criteria for determining if it is the right time to leave your job, he and Suzy Welch suggest asking four questions:
I don’t know if it means that you should leave your current position if you only answer “no” to one of the questions or three. But answering “no” to all four should give you some pause and cause you to evaluate what makes sense for you in your current position.