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Some People Aren't Cut Out to Be Managers — And That's Okay. Here's What You Can Do Instead. It is possible to climb the career ladder in other ways. All you need to do is be self-aware and look for career opportunities in other areas.

By John Rampton Edited by Mark Klekas

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The idea of taking on a management role appeals to some people. These are typically natural leaders who enjoy providing one-on-one feedback, are adept at seeing the big picture, know how to steer a team, and possess other managerial qualities.

Nevertheless, not everyone experiences this.

In the aftermath of the Great Resignation, more experienced mid-level employees are not only leaving their companies than ever before. However, they are also taking into account the quality of a meaningful career. People are now ranking energized and having purpose higher than compensation when it comes to professional happiness, according to an study.

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