Be 100 per cent committed
Being a Rules Player means you are going to have to work a whole lot harder than any of your colleagues. They can coast; you can’t. They can afford to lighten up and put their feet up; you can’t. To get on and up you have to be 100 per cent committed. You can’t afford to lose sight of your long-term goal for a second. For you there is no time off, no down time, no lounging – around time, no slip-ups, no mistakes, no accidental deviations from the script.
You have to become like a master criminal – they lead incredibly law-abiding lives because they can’t risk breaking a tiny law in case it draws attention to themselves and the really big crimes get revealed – and watch what you say and what you do.
If any of ...