image How vital are you to her mission?

When you studied your boss in Step 1, you captured her priorities and agenda to understand her focus areas. Let’s go back to that concept—how important are you to her overall mission? Of all the things she’s trying to deliver, how critical are you, really? In relation to all the projects in her group, where do you stand in the “pecking order” of deliverables? It shouldn’t come as a surprise that your boss has different priorities. While you may think your project is critically important, can you be sure she feels the same way? Is your work in the top tier of urgent concerns? What about you personally? Are you ...

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