IntroductionWHAT DID YOU LEARN AT WORK TODAY?

Flexibility is the criticalfoundation for success.[Workers] need more thanjust mastery of subject matter,they need mastery of learning.

—Morris Weeks

You come to your job with a set of knowledge and skills learned from your education and your experience. Your employer may provide you with an initial period of training to get you up to speed and then offer you a week or more of training per year, but it is seldom sufficient to ensure that you succeed in your current job or to prepare you for the career path you choose to follow over the years. If you want to do well, if you want to excel in your current position—if you want to grow into higher-level positions over time—you cannot assume that your ...

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