For every new level you will attain in life, a new You is required. For every promotion you desire, you will be required to undergo higher examinations. The skill set required for the position of an officer is definitely lower than that required for the position of a manager. An Officer desiring to become a Manager will have to develop higher skills to succeed as a Manager.
You cannot put a new wine in an old bottle, you will lose both the wine and the bottle. You will need to equip yourself with the right discipline, attitude, disposition, temperance and skills, required for that next level before you can get there.
Are you desiring to become a husband or wife? Have you considered if you are good enough at managing yourself, let alone managing another person? Are you prepared for the arduous task of keeping the home clean, cooking, washing and maintaining your career all at once?
What is your current elastic limit? If your elastic limit is not up to the required limit for the next level, then you need to first deal with yourself by stretching your limit further. One of the reasons why many of us are not getting the desired promotion is because we are not yet set for that promotion. If we get it now, it will be chaos and colossal failure.
Check yourself today vis-a-vis where you desire to be. Are you packaged for that desired package?
God bless us all.