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THE THOUSAND-HORSEPOWER GROWTH ENGINE

Once you’ve found a nice job, it is time for you to ramp up and grow into your role. This chapter will help you ramp up your growth curve at maximum speed. The first months in a new job are likely to be hectic. You’ll often be overloaded with all kinds of new information, and it may be hard to distinguish what is relevant from what is not. You will find yourself having to deal with basic stuff, like filling in some insurance or pension forms and learning how the joint calendar works and what kind of processes and programs the company uses. At the same time, you need to get to know the people in the company by having introductory conversations in which you can ask many questions: Who will be your immediate ...

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