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Does anyone else whipsaw every few weeks between thinking "I like this and want to grow here", and "this is insane, why am I doing his with my life"?

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If by "every few weeks" you mean "every few hours", then yes

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Golden handcuff syndrome

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Ok Bain cry me a river. At least you'll have killer options when you exit.

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You are not alone, but I agree with PwC1.

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Had all of those thoughts multiple times today, OP.

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It never ends. 😭😭😭

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Yes. Happens most often when I'm sitting on a late flight

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I definitely have spikes but usually only a couple weeks until I can manage it. My advice? Do less. Seriously. As a CTL, I really crushed myself by trying to do absolutely everything. My new philosophy (totally enabled by being a manager) is to make the job work for me and have my supervisor tell me it's not enough... I doubt that would happen as much as you think t would!

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All the time!! I decided to just start applying to jobs that seemed really cool because, why not?

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All the time

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@B4 when?

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Yes.

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It'll get better :)

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Manager is pretty sweet for me. Feel like I have a ton more control over scope, hours, etc. or I'm more willing to push back and not go the extra 10%

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Leverage your staff when you get to Manager and above

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@B4 I'm CTL now and have seen that benefit sometimes but then a given case can still be crushing (PEG); and I'm sympathetic to "leveraging" the team in a way that makes them have the same thoughts I'm having

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Yes

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A to Z Everyday

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Every day

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OP really fascinating to hear you are feeling this as a CTL. I always assumed this was an A/C-only phenomenon. On one hand I'm sad it will never go away, but on the other I now know to cut my CTLs more slack!

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