One of the best things about working for a large company should be the vast array of roles and opportunities throughout the firm. Yet, for most people, it’s easier to find a job across town than across the hall.
So people tend to stagnate in less-than-fulfilling roles. Or leave. And tremendous personal and corporate potential are squandered as a result.
I think we can change this. And the key is teaching people how to build relationships and shape their reputation at work.
The weakness of strong connections
If you want access to opportunities, then you need to know about them. And the people with the opportunities need to know about you – who you are, what you do, and how well you do it.
There are two big problems with this. First, it’s very difficult to find out what opportunities really exist. Great opportunities are often created with a specific…
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