Part III: Notice Your Network

The next principle in the HUNT is "Notice your network," and it's a little different in the corporate setting than it is for entrepreneurs. But the similarities are important: In both the entrepreneurial and corporate worlds, informal relationships—not meetings and formal evaluations—are where the real business of business gets done. In both worlds, your network is your lifeblood. The difference when you work for someone else (versus running your own company) is that your network can get extremely complicated. After all, you've got your boss, your boss's boss, and your coworkers—and all those people are looking to get ahead, just like you are. But if you see other people in the company as obstacles you have to get ...

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