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The Rules of Work
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  • Walk your talk
  • 1 Get your work noticed
  • 2 Never stand still
  • 3 Volunteer carefully
  • 4 Carve out a niche for yourself
  • 5 Under promise and over deliver
  • 6 Learn to ask why
  • 7 Be 100 per cent committed
  • 8 Learn from others' mistakes
  • 9 Enjoy what you are doing
  • 10 Develop the right attitude
  • 11 Be passionate but don't kill yourself
  • 12 Manage your energy
  • 13 Never let anyone know how hard you work
  • 14 Keep your home life at home
  • Know that you're being judged at all times
  • 15 Cultivate a smile
  • 16 No limp fish - develop the perfect handshake
  • 17 Exude confidence and energy
  • 18 Develop a style that gets you noticed
  • 19 Pay attention to personal grooming
  • 20 Be attractive
  • 21 Be cool
  • 22 Speak well
  • 23 Write well
  • Have a plan
  • 24 Know what you want long term
  • 25 Know what you want short term
  • 26 Study the promotion system
  • 27 Develop a game plan
  • 28 Set objectives
  • 29 Know your role
  • 30 Know yourself - strengths and weaknesses
  • 31 Identify key times and events
  • 32 Anticipate threats
  • 33 Look for opportunities
  • 34 Make learning a lifelong mission
  • If you can't say anything nice - shut up
  • 35 Don't gossip
  • 36 Don't bitch
  • 37 Stand up for others
  • 38 Compliment people sincerely
  • 39 Be cheerful and positive
  • 40 Ask questions
  • 41 Use `please' and `thank you'
  • 42 Don't swear
  • 43 Be a good listener
  • 44 Only speak sense
  • Look after yourself
  • 45 Know the ethics of your industry
  • 46 Know the legalities of your industry
  • 47 Set personal standards
  • 48 Never lie
  • 49 Never cover up for anyone else
  • 50 Keep records
  • 51 Know the difference between the truth and the whole truth
  • 52 Cultivate your support/contacts/friends
  • 53 Date with caution
  • 54 Understand others' motives
  • 55 Assume everyone else is playing by different rules
  • 56 Keep the faith
  • 57 Put things in perspective
  • Blend in
  • 58 Know the corporate culture
  • 59 Speak the language
  • 60 Dress up or down accordingly
  • 61 Be adaptable in your dealings with different people
  • 62 Make your boss look good
  • 63 Know where to hang out, and when
  • 64 Understand the social protocols
  • 65 Know the rules about authority
  • 66 Know the rules about the office hierarchy
  • 67 Never disapprove of others
  • 68 Understand the herd mentality
  • Act one step ahead
  • 69 Dress one step ahead
  • 70 Talk one step ahead
  • 71 Act one step ahead
  • 72 Think one step ahead
  • 73 Address corporate issues and problems
  • 74 Make your company better for having you there
  • 75 Talk of `we' rather than `I'
  • 76 Walk the walk
  • 77 Spend more time with senior staff
  • 78 Get people to assume you have already made the step
  • 79 Prepare for the step after next
  • Cultivate diplomacy
  • 80 Ask questions in times of conflict
  • 81 Don't take sides
  • 82 Know when to keep your opinions to yourself
  • 83 Be conciliatory
  • 84 Never lose your temper
  • 85 Never get personal
  • 86 Know how to handle other people's anger
  • 87 Stand your ground
  • 88 Be objective about the situation
  • Know the system - and milk it
  • 89 Know all the unspoken rules of office life
  • 90 Know what to call everyone
  • 91 Know when to stay late and when to go early
  • 92 Know the theft or perks rule
  • 93 Identify the people who count
  • 94 Be on the right side of the people who count
  • 95 Be well up on new management techniques
  • 96 Know the undercurrents and hidden agendas
  • 97 Know the favourites and cultivate them
  • 98 Know the mission statement - and understand it
  • Handle the opposition
  • 99 Identify the opposition
  • 100 Study them closely
  • 101 Don't back-stab
  • 102 Know the psychology of promotion
  • 103 Don't give too much away
  • 104 Keep your ear to the ground
  • 105 Make the opposition seem irreplaceable
  • 106 Don't damn the opposition with faint praise
  • 107 Capitalise on the career-enhancing moments
  • 108 Cultivate the friendship and approval of your colleagues
  • 109 Know when to break the Rules

About the Author

Richard Templar is the author of the international bestselling Rules books. Over 2 million people around the world have enjoyed and now play by Richard Templar's Rules. The complete list of titles is as follows: Rules of Life, Rules of Work, Rules of Management, Rules of Wealth, Rules of Parenting, Rules of Love and the latest bestseller, The Rules to Break. All of these titles will be refreshed and re-launched in 2015.

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