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Becoming an Extraordinary Manager by Len Sandler

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CHAPTER 12

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Career Planning

What does it take to get ahead? The typical response is that you have to “put in your time.” But there are probably some things you should be doing while you’re putting in your time. It’s not that people are withholding information from you. It’s probably that they don’t know what you ought to be doing. The truth is, there’s no “seeing eye” looking out for you, making sure you’re treated fairly and getting the right opportunities. The only “eye” looking out for you sounds the same but is spelled differently—“I.” You’ve got to take matters into your own hands. Decide on a goal and develop a plan outlining how you’ll accomplish ...

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