Friday, September 17, 2010

The One Thing You Need to Get Ahead | BNET

Why hard work and talent aren't enough

To reach the pinnacle of your profession and become a powerful, effective leader, you need more than just hard work and talent -- you need the active support of those who've already made it to the top, says Stanford University professor Jeffrey Pfeffer. That means that networking and securing high-level mentors is the key to winning a corner office, Pfeffer argues. "What will make you successful are those people higher up who have power over your career. Your job is to make them want to make you successful," he says.

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The One Thing You Need to Get Ahead | BNET

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