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You network aggressively to forge alliances that can help you get ahead. But don’t stop after you befriend a few VIPs. Consider managers at your level. If you can take them to lunch every few months, then you can at least ratchet down the suspicion.
Better yet, target your rivals’ subordinates. Discuss common interests outside of work or offer to trade help on projects. That way, you can earn the support of influential workers who can serve as allies—even if their bosses try to scuttle your success.
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