Work for an exceptional leader and you increase your own chances for promotion, and the opportunity to work on the most exciting and challenging projects.
It’s official: the more attractive you are, the more money you make. It hurts to be beautiful, according to the age-old cliché. Yeah, right.
Political skill is the ability to understand others at work and to use that knowledge to influence others to act in ways that enhance one’s personal or organisational objectives. Since organisations are essentially political arenas, political skill can predict performance evaluations and career success.
“Hope is not a strategy.” As far as I’m concerned, there’s only ONE thing that makes sense right now. It’s time to take charge of your own career. You can’t count on your employer to take care of you. That’s a brutal statement, but true.