CHAPTER 4 : SECURING EARLY WINS, ACQUIRING ALLIES, AND BECOMING A SUPERSTAR FAST
When you are starting a new job, the theme for your start should be “observe and learn”. Initially you
aren’t expected to know much, but you are expected to learn quickly, so you should feel comfortable that
no one will think any worse of you for asking questions about how things work. That’s what they want you
People don’t like being asked the same questions repeatedly, though, so make sure you pay attention to
the answers, ask follow up questions to ensure your understanding, and take notes so you have a refer-
ence if ...
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