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Daneen Skube

Ask and you shall receive

Q. I've heard good things come to those who wait, but I'm tired of working hard and getting nowhere. Will I be labeled aggressive if I start navigating for what I want? Is there any best strategy for going after what I want now? A. You will not be labeled aggressive if you use a strategy that makes sure everyone around you wins when you win. People who alienate others with their goals make coworkers feel like speed bumps. No one wants you to get ahead if they get run over in the process. Look around at your colleagues on Monday and ask yourself what each profoundly wants. Have you ever looked at the people you work with through this lens? The world is actually a big enough...