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  • Copyright 2012
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-373955-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-373955-8

With the working world in turmoil and hundreds of thousands of people experiencing the reality of redundancy for the first time, Secrets of Success at Work  shows how anyone can stay one step ahead and become brilliant at what they do. These are real secrets--pearls of wisdom learned through years of experience in some of the most competitive companies around. They are the secrets that seriously successful people use to get ahead, even when times are tough. Here are ten core principles that you can use to be the very best at what you do. They're shameless crutches on which to leverage your talent, powerful ways to develop a reputation for excellence, and winning strategies that will help ensure your survival in any economic climate.

The Rules of Work are about how you are seen to be doing work, how you appear to others, and how to achieve the success you richly deserve. The first edition of The Rules of Work became a global phenomenon, topping bestseller charts around the world. This new and improved edition includes 10 brand new rules to take you further, faster. These rules are the guiding principles that will improve both what you do and how you do it, giving you the unmistakable air of confidence that will win you admiration, respect, and the next promotion. With The Rules under your belt, you'll have the edge in everything you do, without having to compromise your principles.

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Table of Contents

Secrets of Success at Work

Foreword     v

Introduction: How to find your own “WOW” factor (and then how to develop it)      vii

Chapter 1: Look in the mirror. That’s the real you...say hello and be amazed     1

Chapter 2: To be told “you really look as though you know where you are going” is high praise     19

Chapter 3: Become a powerful learning machine     33

Chapter 4: Rediscover the lost art of listening     47

Chapter 5: I love pineapples: the state of enthusiasm that beats the blues     61

Chapter 6: Help your boss and they will help you and your career     77

Chapter 7: Individuals contribute, but it’s teams that win     89

Chapter 8: “Are you being served?” Why responsiveness is so important     105

Chapter 9: The power to attract     119

Chapter 10: Be a thinker and a doer and a magician     137

Conclusion: A master class in accelerating your career     153


Rules of Work

Foreword   viii

Introduction   x

Part I Walk Your Talk   1

Part II Know That You’re Being Judged at All Times   33

Part III Have a Plan   55

Part IV If You Can’t Say Anything Nice–Shut Up   81

Part V Look After Yourself   105

Part VI Blend In   135

Part VII Act One Step Ahead   161

Part VIII Cultivate Diplomacy   187

Part IX Know the System--and Milk It   209

Part X Handle the Opposition   233

Postscript: Know When to Break the Rules   256


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