If you want the right opportunity to come your way, open the door.
Soon after starting my last corporate leadership position, I learned that one of my employees was bitter because she felt she should have been promoted into the position I now held. My new boss shared this information with me because she saw it as a major barrier I would need to overcome.
One of the first things I did was meet with the employee to learn more. When she expressed her frustration at being overlooked for the position