Invest in Relationships

Relationships, and the ability to build and maintain them, can make or break a career and a life, so this category ranks high in importance in The Complete Executive. In my experience, there’s not usually too much difference between a person’s relationship skills and behavior at work and in his personal life. Someone who fully engages in building positive relationships at work probably places similar value on them outside the office. Similarly, if an individual is difficult to get along with or get to know at work, she is likely the same in her personal relationships. Hence, the ability to build and sustain relationships across all aspects of your life is an important component of this success model.

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