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The Young Professional’s Guide To The Working World by McDaniel Aaron

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PART II SUMMARYThe First Nine Attributes of the STAR Young Professional

The STAR vs. the DOPE

1. The DOPE… Expects a promotion every year because he deserves it.

The STAR… Understands that promotions are rare and must be earned, so she patiently waits for the right opportunity.

2. The DOPE… Must have instant gratification. He looks for the easiest and fastest way to get the job done.

The STAR… Understands that timing must be right and that sometimes big accomplishments take a while to come to fruition. She patiently waits and considers the long-term result instead of the short-term gain.

3. The DOPE… Fears new things and holds on to existing processes and ways of thinking because he thinks change is hard.

The STAR… Adapts quickly, taking key ...

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