If your manager unknowingly gives you an assignment that you know you aren't qualified to tackle on your own, it's important to disclose that and get the resources you need to achieve a high-quality outcome.
Given the right support, stretch assignments can be incredibly exciting and are often a great way to improve your skillset.
Think back to your last stretch assignment and make a list of the resources that would have helped you to accomplish it to a higher level. If it's a project you're currently working on, consider setting up a meeting with your manager to ask for those resources.
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What do you do when given a stretch assignment?
April 15, 2021
Think back to a time when you were given a job, project, or task that you knew you were not qualified for. What did you do?