Last Friday I accepted a new position at Delphic Sage as Sr. Digital Marketing Specialist. In 2 weeks I’ll be leaving WebiMax to begin a new adventure, but I wanted to take a few minutes to reflect on my 2 years here. I’m giving myself an exit interview and I wanted to share it with you.
For dramatic effect, listen to Linkin Park’s My December while reading this. This is my December because it was my choice to turn the page and my choice to venture into the unknown.
If you’re expecting this to be negative in any way, I suggest you stop reading now. Ken Wisnefski and my coworkers at WebiMax have been nothing but supportive during my tenure here. While we may not agree on everything on the business side, I think we do agree on this: WebiMax does kick-ass SEO and will continue to do so.
Celebrate Every Victory
My goal for any position I take is to make a positive impact, which I feel I have. I’ve been called “the glue” here, but that’s simply not the case. There are so many talented people here who are crafting their own stories of success and I see great things in each of their futures. Every day a new team member does something remarkable and they should be celebrated.
Make a Difference
I’ve held a number of positions here at WebiMax and it all started by speaking up. Whenever I saw an opportunity to be better, I let the right people know. Things won’t change on their own and people won’t listen if you scream. If you truly want to make a difference, offer solutions to the problems you see and do so in a professional manner. Transform your office into the place you enjoy going to everyday by becoming the catalyst for positive change.
Support Your Team
It’s difficult to see a star that shines slightly brighter than others, but it’s easier if everyone is looking. Keep your eyes and ears open for the quiet superstars who are just waiting for their chance to impress. And trust me, you will be impressed.
Congratulations to those who recently passed the GAIQ! I’m extremely proud and you should be too. Everything you do to improve your skills benefits you, your peers and especially your clients. Teach others what you want to learn and you will learn that much faster. Nothing is off-limits, so strive for the seemingly impossible.
It’s been a pleasure working with you and thank you for making WebiMax a great place to work. Don’t think I’m going too far away, though. You know how I like to be involved in our industry’s fascinating community, so I’ll be following your stories as I write my own.