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4 tips for achieving success without waiting your turn

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Achieving success Forget the time-honored tradition that younger workers need to “pay their dues” before moving up the ladder of success.

These days many young people see no need to wait their turn – and their refusal to patiently stand in line is the right idea, says Michelle A. Turman, author of Jumping the Queue: Achieving Great Things Before You’re Ready.

“They understand that if what they want doesn’t happen within a certain amount of time, they can move on to something different, or go create an opportunity that works for them and their lifestyle,” says Turman, president of Catalyst Consulting Services.

Such an ambitious attitude might not match the stereotype of today’s young people, but that’s because the stereotype is often off base, Turman says.

“I do a lot of business with young professionals, and they are nothing like the lazy, selfie-snapping narcissists they are often portrayed as,” she says. “They...(register to read more)

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