You’ve got to ask yourself, “Am I going to learn from this experience or cut bait and run?”
The answer isn’t easy, especially if you’re still reeling from what has happened. It’s hard to re-evaluate someone whom you thought was a god. It’s painful to realize that your white-knight boss really isn’t so special after all.
A dose of empathy
You’re going to be hurt. Accept it. You’ll think, “Jeez, I thought I was so lucky to have such an amazing boss.” You’ll wonder if you’re a bad judge of character or if you were just deluded.
I have a friend who thought the world of her boss. Then BOOM! It came out that he had an affair with a subordinate. Morale plummeted. My friend was watching this mess unfold, and she told me, “I feel betrayed by all this.”
I told my friend to step into...(register to read more)