Chapter 11. A Final Challenge to You—and Your Organization

I began this book with a desire to help you decode the unwritten rules—the poorly articulated factors companies use in making executive promotion decisions. Along the way, I've offered tips to ferret out feedback about where you stand in terms of those unwritten rules and suggestions on how to develop and display the core selection factors to build the confidence of senior-level decision makers in your company. Overall my goal has been to put you in a position to exercise greater control of your career.

Let me end with a final challenge to you, one based on the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. If you're a manager of others, start by remembering the times when ...

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