Answer for EQ Question Six
ü Enjoy the challenge and pay raise
This is a very complicated EQ decision and is predicated on “all things being equal…” If you decide to go along with the temporary involuntary transfer (for any number of reasons) then the smart decision is to avoid complaining and whining and asking “Why me?” (Why not you? You may be the best person for this job.) Marking time and waiting for the promotion may never materialize if all you are doing is marking time and waiting—that soon becomes obvious to at least some individuals. If the job market is good and you believe you can quite easily obtain another comparable job or if there is a compelling family reason that you need to consider, so be it. Whatever you would choose, however, avoid burning bridges behind you because “six degrees of separation” has been touted as falling to “three degrees of separation” (due to social media), and word can travel quickly . . .