Career advice is like shoes. You’ve got to try it on and walk around in it to see if it fits.
Dress for the job you want … Know everyone’s name … Ask questions when you don’t know something … There’s plenty of trite advice floating around. But what’s really going to help you?
For some insight, look to those who have achieved something substantial. Sometimes the advice is surprising. It may even sound counterintuitive. “Don’t make waves” might seem like commonsense when it comes to nailing your job, but it may also work against you.
Some advice may seem like it’ll make you uncomfortable. Try it on anyway. It might feel better than you think.
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