In this column, she talks about three things:
- Figure out what the people above you really care about. Forget the vision statement and other propaganda. Instead, find the hidden agendas. Ignore what higher-ups say and watch what they do. Then do likewise.
- Support your boss and make him look good. Antagonizing a boss is an invitation to catastrophe.
- Be publicly enthusiastic about the company, what it's doing, and your role in it. Employers rarely get rid of cheerleaders. Even in a drastic layoff, their jobs are safe.
Are we missing something here. Things like showing results, working hard, etc. etc.!