Relational Savvy

Relational Savvy

Relational Savvy

Using Your Network to Rise to the Top

Are you reaching your growth and development goals at work? Is your career advancing at the pace you would like it to? For many people, the answer to these questions is a resounding no. They are disappointed time and again as they are passed up for promotions in favor of external candidates who are assumed to be better equipped for the challenge. Fortunately, this does not have to be the case.

The Myth of Individualism

The Myth of Individualism

Are You Too Self-Reliant?

In our society, we generally ascribe to the cultural belief that success or failure is a direct result of our own individual efforts and abilities (Baker, 2000, p.2). In fact, many of us pride ourselves on being independent and self-reliant, proud of not needing anyone or anything to help us get to the top, wherever that may be. Consequently, many of us may perceive asking for help as a weakness...