Almost everything in life involves relationships. It shouldn’t be surprising that this is true at work as well. Success in your career will frequently depend upon the power of your network.
“Your Network Is Your Net Worth” — Porter Gale
We’ve all had our share of terrible bosses. However, I would hope that you’ve also had one or two managers who were fantastic and treated you and the team very well. In return, you were most likely fiercely loyal to this leader and would go above and beyond for him or her.
You’ve probably also had colleagues who were amazing too. They not only did great work, but they also went out of their way to help others.
Kindness and generosity are noticed and remembered, even across companies. As I often say, your industry and profession are smaller than you think. People remember how you treated them and how you made them feel.
Be one of those people who will be positively remembered. Do great work, of course. But, take the time to mentor and help others too. St…