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The Professional Woman's Guide to Getting Promoted by Andrew H. Hug, Lauren M. Hug

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Chapter 4. Win Over Decision-makers

In the past few chapters, you've worked hard to prepare yourself for a promotion. You've also started making others aware of your abilities, qualifications, and accomplishments. But it's tough to get a promotion based entirely on your own effort. You need mentors, champions, and decision-makers in your corner. You need people with influence to look out for your professional interests.

Promotions often depend on a variety of decision-makers with differing values, needs, interests, and ways of communicating. This chapter will help you to:

  • Identify key decision-makers and influencers in your organization
  • Understand what key decision-makers value and how they communicate
  • Connect with key decision-makers
  • Incentivize key ...

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