The first 90 days of any new job are super important.
You have done much hard work to get here. You’ve gone through a grueling job search process. You’ve gone through multiple interviews. You have negotiated a great offer and start date.
You’ve landed this job. Or maybe you moved into a new role in the same company. So now you are here. Ready to start on a new gig. These are your first 90 days.
One of the most crucial parts of your new job is to make sure you’re establishing that credibility.
The organization that has just hired you. They have seen the potential inside of you. They know that you can get the job done. They know you want to make a mark.
But here’s what they need to see
I know managing your manager sounds ridiculous. Even scary.
But it is beneficial for your career trajectory. Let me break it down for you.
One of the most important relationships at a job is your relationship with your manager. Often, when people quit a job, it's common because something went wrong in their relationship with their manager. Managing upward and managing your manager is extremely important.
One of the questions you might have is, "What do you mean managing your manager? My manager manages me. I don't manage my manager. I can't manage my manager!" .The fact is that that you both manage each other. That is why it is super essential for you to manage your manager.
First, I would share with you, is around understanding expectations. Understanding what your manager is...
How can you grow your professional network? First, do you think a professional network is important?
Let me reference one of my favorite quotes: your network drives your net worth. Let me repeat that. Your network operates your net worth.
As you grow in your career, your network is going to drive your career and your compensation. It will open doors to new opportunities and help you to create value for others. Therefore, having an active and healthy professional network is in your best interest.
You should build your network before you need it. For example, if you’re job hunting, that may not be the best time to build your network. You wish you could tap into a network that you built over time.
The best time to build a network was yesterday. The next best time is now. Let’s talk about how you can build your network now so that you can take advantage of your network down the line in your business...
Every one of us is interested in becoming a professional who is always in-demand in the industry and also, by effect, is the highest-paid professional in an area or domain.
If we were to consider just compensation as a metric, let’s look at Bloomberg’s chart that shows professions with high incomes.
But the question remains: how can you become the most highly paid and most in-demand professional in your area?
Let's use a framework to answer this question.
Successful professionals are often in two broad categories: athletes and experts.
Let me explain.
Top professionals are athletes and experts.
An athlete is someone that is on top of the game regardless of any project or work. Usually, you can identify these people pretty quickly: these folks are successfully running projects even though they may not be close to the subject matter of the project itself. That is an unusual situation. Because here we have a strong individual contributor or...
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