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Brick Walls & Glass Ceilings Part I: Six Career Roadblocks

Roadblock #2: Hanging with the wrong crowd

Instead of helping you move forward, the people in your life--family members, friends, co-workers--contribute to your inertia and lack of momentum.

Recognizing Roadblock #2: 
You’ll know this roadblock is impeding your success if the people in your life:

  • Tell you your plans and ideas are “crazy” or “too risky.”
  • Point out every flaw in your plan.
  • Don’t congratulate you for your successes, but instead find ways to criticize.