A reader who's been shortchanging their potential has an epiphany in the June 23, 2020 Ask The Headhunter Newsletter.
"You get a lot of questions. I thought you might enjoy an answer I discovered.
I finally ironed out the details of my new job and my relocation (very generous and I really expected nothing). During my morning shower, I had this fleeting thought, 'Wow. They are really paying too much for me to take this job. With benefits like moving expenses, closing costs, salary and bonus, I am really being paid way too much for this job. I would have taken it for a lot less..
Then I stopped and chided myself for these negative thoughts..."