Question for Ask The Experts: I am tired of treading water and need to make a change. I love what I do, and I love the station. I sound like any other pro in the business who has had extensive training, but I haven’t been trained. This works for me in my small-town radio station, but the only time I hear from my boss is when I am doing something he doesn’t like. I write, produce, and execute my show. The music is prescheduled and I have little flexibility with it. What can I do to prepare myself for taking that next step?

Answer: From what you’ve said, there probably isn’t much more growth at your current station unless you become even more proactive. Try this: