Chapter 6Action: What You Can Do Tomorrow to Get Ahead

Getting to the next level in your career sometimes seems like a marathon. It can take two or three or more years to advance even one level. This is why so many of us operate in our daily jobs without a winning strategy. It’s actually much easier to focus on short-term results and to fixate on the minutiae of our routines. We gravitate toward this path of least resistance because it feels better. In my experience, you have to play the long game to make your career take off fast. It sounds counterintuitive, but it’s true. The good news is you can start immediately.

My goal in this chapter is to give you a set of tasks you can implement on Monday morning that will profoundly improve your career ...

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