The Road to Success: A Career Manual - How to Advance to the Top

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The exciting new follow-up to Alexander Margulis' Be in Charge this book offers a guide for those who desire advancement to top positions in business and academia. It discusses and presents advantages of progress and presents the inherent sacrifices to the individual and family in that pursuit. Essential 'do-s' and 'don’t-s' are included as well as some hilarious items from the Internet and illustrated with 14 cartoons by Tom Reese a respected US cartoonist.

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Overview

The exciting new follow-up to Alexander Margulis' Be in Charge this book offers a guide for those who desire advancement to top positions in business and academia. It discusses and presents advantages of progress and presents the inherent sacrifices to the individual and family in that pursuit. Essential 'do-s' and 'don’t-s' are included as well as some hilarious items from the Internet and illustrated with 14 cartoons by Tom Reese a respected US cartoonist.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123705877
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 10/11/2006
  • Pages: 120
  • Product dimensions: 0.25 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Do you wish to advance to the top? 3
How high would you like to rise in your outfit? 9
What type of chief do you aspire to be? 13
Are there still gender differences on the way up the career ladder? 15
Differences between advancing in the two types of hierarchy : business and academia 23
How to behave at committee or board meetings 31
The importance of dress 37
Physical appearance, grooming, and fitness 39
Your office 41
E-mail and telephone 45
How to gain respect and loyalty while you advance in your career 49
Budgeting your time 53
Making your chief an ally as you advance 57
How to successfully negotiate for a new job 67
Should you go back to school? 71
How to choose a mentor and make the bond precious 75
Entertaining 79
Family, marriage, and career 85
The two-career marriage 87
Working, advancing in a career, and enjoying life 93
Planning retirement 97
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