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How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work | Carla Harris

How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work | Carla Harris

Update: 2020-02-10124
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The workplace is often presented as a meritocracy, where you can succeed by putting your head down and working hard. Wall Street veteran Carla Harris learned early in her career that this a myth. The key to actually getting ahead? Get a sponsor: a person who will speak on your behalf in the top-level, closed-door meetings you're not invited to (yet). Learn how to identify and develop a productive sponsor relationship in this candid, powerful talk.
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Mandell Degerness

Everyone needs to hear and understand this. This is as clear an explanation of how things really work as I have heard.

Feb 11th
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Anita Ahmadi

how can i have the pdf?

Feb 11th
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Miss T

Currency: use your voice & be heard when you are invited for a seat at the table

Feb 10th
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Miss T

This is very enlightening & valuable

Feb 10th
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Geet Pal

It is probably the best talk I have listened in the last 30 days

Jan 7th
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Kondala Rao Palaka

I wish i had known this.

Dec 30th
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How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work | Carla Harris

How to find the person who can help you get ahead at work | Carla Harris

Carla Harris