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[New Rules] Career Planning: How to Be “Discovered”

Christopher Columbus voyages

Just as in sports, some people in business seem to have the knack – and luck – of being in the right place at the right time. But how do they do it, and what can you learn from them that can work for you? Here are six things you can do to raise your […]

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[The Lure of “Can’t Miss” Talent] How Do You Measure Heart & Chutzpah?

Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court justice

Like the song of the Sirens , for some people the “right” backgrounds or the “right” personality test scores suggest “can’t miss” – the certainty that someone who comes from certain schools, certain environments, certain zip codes, or certain Meyers-Briggs personality profiles will be predictably successful. You’d be wrong: predicting success in business or life does just […]

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