Baptism by fire gets a bad rap, and rightly so. It can be a very stressful and ineffective way to learn the ropes of a new job.
But sometimes, being thrown to the wolves can help determine your future, as it did for me years ago when I got my first regulatory manager position.
In this clip from my podcast interview with Elena Kyria, I talk about that first regulatory position, and the “fun” I had setting the company to rights. 😉