When Your Contract Has No Easy Out: The First Step You Have to Take

podcast Apr 21, 2022

By building up our negotiation skills, we get to put effort into making sure our contracts serve us on the front end and that they have an easy exit.

But what if the contracts we signed a couple of years ago don’t have a painless escape route?

How do we get ourselves in the best headspace to move forward?

It’s easy to get caught up in a shoulda-woulda-coulda tailspin, but shame won’t get us to the next step.

A bad contract doesn’t mean a bad career - there is always a way out.

In this episode, I’m going to talk about the mindset for getting out of a bad contract relatively unscathed.


Three Things You’ll Learn In This Episode 

  • How to create a strong mental cushion for yourself
    Instead of feeling bad, how do we get into the headspace to find a solution and confidently take action?

  • Why there are more solutions to a bad contract than you think
    What are some solutions we can start considering to get out of a bad contract?

  • The importance of going easy on yourself
    Why do we have to stop beating our past selves up for not thinking about our exit when we signed the contract?


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