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3 Choose the Right Boss

The greatest power that a person possesses is the power to choose

—J. MARTIN KOHE

Your choice of the right boss can help your career and assure that you get paid more and promoted faster more than almost anything else you can do.

Taking a job is similar to entering into a business marriage, with your boss as your “business spouse.” He or she is going to have an enormous impact on how much you get paid, how much you enjoy your work, how rapidly you get promoted, and every other part of your work life.

When you are looking for a job, you should ask your potential boss a lot of questions. Make sure that this is the kind of person that you would enjoy working with and for. Be sure that this is someone whom you could like, ...

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