I didn’t get where I am by acting like an obnoxious press agent. While I made sure I got credit for my work, I didn’t fling myself in front of every boss like some lap dog who needed to be praised and petted for every little thing.
Want to impress a boss? Let your work do the talking. Produce undeniably impressive results. Call attention to yourself only to the extent that you have something constructive to say that’ll benefit the team; too much I-did-this and I-did-that will only alienate you from the very people you want to win over.
Reward steady performers
I make sure not to overlook the contributions of the “hidden treasures.” These are the workers who don’t play office politics. They don’t publicize themselve...(register to read more)