Golden Rules of Work

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    The Rules of Work

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    Current Scenario

    Some people seem to be just great at their job. They glide effortlessly

    onwards and upwards through all the politics, the back stabbing, thesystem, the nonsense that goes on. They always seem to say and do theright thing. Everybody likes them. They get pay rises and promotion. Theyget on with the boss. And somehow, they do all these without breakingmuch of a sweat or seeming to put in excess effort.

    Is there something they do that we dont? Is it a natural ability orsomething we could all learn?

    The answer is a most definite and resounding YES

    They know the 'Rules of Work'. These rules are about how you are seen tobe doing your jobbrilliantly and efficiently. They are about how youappear to otherssuccessful and confident.

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    So what are rules to succeed inyour work place

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    RULE 1 - WALK YOURTALK Get your work noticed

    Never stand still

    Volunteer carefully

    Carve out a niche for yourself Under promise and over deliver

    Know something other dont

    Be 100 per cent committed

    Enjoy what you are doing Develop the right attitude

    Never let anyone know how hard you work

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    RULE 2 -KNOW THAT YOURE BEINGJUDGED AT ALL TIMES Dress well

    Cultivate a smile

    No limp fish-develop the perfecthandshake

    Develop a style that gets you noticed

    Pay attention to personal grooming

    Be attractive

    Be cool Speak well

    Write well

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    RULE 3 - HAVE A PLAN Know what you want long term

    Know what you want short term

    Study the promotion system

    Develop a game plan Set objectives

    Know your role

    Know yourself-strengths and weaknesses

    Identify key times and events Anticipate threats

    Look for opportunities

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    RULE 4 - IF YOU CANT SAYANYTHING NICE-SHUT UP Dont gossip

    Dont bitch

    Stand up for others

    Compliment people sincerely Be cheerful and positive

    Ask questions

    Use please and thank you

    Dont swear Be a good listener

    Only speak sense

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    RULE 5 - LOOK AFTER YOURSELF Know the ethics of your industry

    Know the legalities of your industry

    Set personal standards

    Never cover up for anyone else Keep records

    Know the difference between the truth and the whole truth

    Cultivate your support/contacts/friends Understand others motives

    Assume everyone else is playing by different rules

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    RULE 6 - BLEND IN Know the corporate culture Speak the language

    Dress up or down accordingly

    Be adaptable in your dealings with different

    people Know where to hang out, and when

    Understand the social protocols

    Know the rules about authority Know the rules about the office hierarchy

    Never disapprove of others

    Understand the herd mentality

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    RULE 7 - ACT ONE STEPAHEAD Dress one step ahead Talk one step ahead

    Act one step ahead

    Think one step ahead

    Address corporate issues and problems

    Talk of we rather than I

    Walk the walk

    Spend more time with senior staff Get people to assume you have already made thestep

    Prepare for the step after next

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    RULE 8 - CULTIVATEDIPLOMACY Ask questions in times of conflict

    Dont take sides

    Know when to keep your opinions to yourself

    Be conciliatory Never lose your temper

    Never get personal

    Know how to handle other peoples anger

    Stand your ground Be objective about the situation

    Put things in perspective

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    RULE 9 - KNOW THE SYSTEM Know all the unspoken rules of office life Know what to call everyone

    Know when to stay late and when to go early

    Know the theft or perks rule

    Identify the people who count Be on the right side of the people who count

    Be well up on new management techniques

    Know the undercurrents and hidden agendas

    Know the favourites and cultivate them Know the mission statement-and understand it

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    RULE 10 - HANDLE THEOPPOSITION Identify the opposition

    Study them closely

    Dont back-stab

    Know the psychology of promotion Dont give too much away

    Keep your ear to the ground

    Make the opposition seem irreplaceable

    Dont damn the opposition with faint praise

    Capitalize on the career enhancing moments

    Cultivate the friendship and approval of your

    colleagues

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