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Make More, Worry Less: Secrets from 18 Extraordinary People Who Created a Bigger Income and a Better Life by Wes Moss

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Chapter 16. Ask Without Asking

—Mylle Mangum (GE and IBT)

This chapter is for modest, hard-working people who just want to put down their heads and throw themselves into a job they love—people who want to get noticed for doing a great job. Most of the time, I have to admit, just working hard isn’t enough. Unfortunately, as Linda Rabb’s story in Chapter 1, “The Compound Income Effect,” shows, employers are notorious for taking advantage of hard-working people and paying them just enough to keep them coming back to work every Monday morning. But being an outsider who shakes things up—like Bob MacDonald—isn’t a strategy that will work everywhere. So Mylle’s story offers a middle way: If you find the right employer—one who appreciates entrepreneurial ...

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