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Five Ways to Climb the Corporate Ladder, Pronto!

Filed under: Career & Money, Persistence, Rational Thought, Success

Here is a great article by By Vicki Salemi Posted on Media Jobs Daily!

Want to expedite climbing the ol’ corporate ladder? As in onward and upward as soon as possible!

Good, we knew you did. Well, according to a piece published by Forbes there are several ways to accomplish this and they all involve becoming a rock star in your own right. (And by that we mean setting a good example and being the consummate professional.)

 1. Think and act a level above your own. If you’ve ever heard the expression to “act as if,” now’s the time to put it into effect. How else can you expect to get ahead if you don’t already know what you should think and act like? Dress like?

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How to Be Superb at What You Do

Filed under: Best Advice, Success, Your Career

Whenever you are asked if you can do a job, tell ‘em, ‘Certainly I can!’ Then get busy and find out how to do it.” —Theodore Roosevelt, 26th President of the United States.

Competence. These three syllables mean everything in business, art, and industry alike, embodying as they do an individual’s overall capability as a practitioner of their chosen field.

Like the older terms “able seaman” or “journeyman,” competence signifies an individual’s capacity to handle all aspects of a particular job, and even in our over-hyped world remains something to be proud of.

Yet competence is a moving target, since it doesn’t always translate from one task to another — and in the modern business era, the tasks that define your competence will inevitably change over time. When some new job requirement pops up, you may discover you can’t even manage the minimal standards right out of the gate.

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8 Things Remarkably Successful People Do

Filed under: Best Advice, Success, Your Career

Author: Jeff Haden | Posted: November 7, 2012

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I’m fortunate to know a number of remarkably successful people. I’ve described how these people share a set of specific perspectives and beliefs.

They also share a number of habits:

1. They don’t create back-up plans.

Back-up plans can help you sleep easier at night. Back-up plans can also create an easy out when times get tough.

You’ll work a lot harder and a lot longer if your primary plan simply has to work because there is no other option. Total commitment–without a safety net–will spur you to work harder than you ever imagined possible.

If somehow the worst does happen (and the “worst” is never as bad as you think) trust that you will find a way to rebound. As long as you keep working hard and keep learning from your mistakes, you always will.

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