It is sometimes quite difficult to let go of old ways when there is a change in job status for most people.
While being promoted to a new management role brings with it new assignments and responsibilities, there is a tendency for many to drift their focus back to their older tasks and retain a desire to continue to work their older functions.
If the new role requires relinquishing older responsibilities, then we must overtly combat our own instincts from wanting to return to our old ways.
This is even more critical on issues of a more personal level, as in the case of a single person considering entering into the institution of marriage. It is definitely not appropriate to continue in many of the old ways of bachelor/bachelorette life-style if one is considering a life long partnership with only one person.
Letting go of old habits is not always easy, in either personal or professional lives, however, it is mandatory, if one wishes to be successful in the new venture.
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