You like the company you're currently working for. There are great benefits, your skills are adding value, your work ethics are a good fit, and now you've been recognized for your contributions and are being offered a promotion
"You say 'yes', and your boss says 'not so fast'. What?
If you are offered a job change internally (could be a promotion or a lateral move that suits your career plan), could your boss hold you back? What if there's no one to fill your position and the work must be done? It does not happen often, but it does occur, and your move could be held up.
As a leader, if key members of your team are aspiring to do more, (ex. get promoted or enhance their skills by joining another team), are you prepared to replace them?
It's a good idea to have serious chats not just related to development planning, but also about career desires and succession planning..."