Excerpt: The Unwritten Rules

Managers in most organizations get lots of feedback: Whether you made your numbers; how you did in managing a project; whether you accomplished your annual performance goals. What you all too frequently miss is what I call the feedback that really counts— feedback about where you stand in terms of the unwritten rules governing who gets promoted to the executive level in your organization. Since most companies tend to do an extremely poor job of providing such feedback, it is often left up to you to tease out how senior-level decision makers perceive you, the initial step toward displaying the skills and behaviors required for success at higher levels.

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