You Can't Win a Fight with Your Boss: And 55 Other Rules for Success

9780007272815: You Can't Win a Fight with Your Boss: And 55 Other Rules for Success

Whether you are a recent graduate just entering the workforce or already part of the corporate game, Tom Markert provides the tips and know-how you must have in order to succeed.

‘Know Your Boss', 'Skip the Spin, ‘Tell the Truth', 'Do Whatever It Takes', ‘Look the Part’, ‘It’s Not All About You’!

In this lively guide to surviving the pitfalls of the modern corporate environment, Tom Markert, a senior executive at information giant ACNielsen, presents 56 practical rules that every employee, manager, and executive must follow in order to find corporate success.

With rules such as ‘Work hard and smart’ and ‘Find a good boss’ Markert addresses some of the most important questions facing corporate executives today. Here, in colourful and inspiring language, he offers practical advice on how to impress and make your boss look good, how to position yourself for success, and how to address work and social situations that every employee must conquer.

Most importantly Markert covers the number one question in any employee’s mind: How do I work with my boss? Here, this book becomes an indispensable guide to corporate life.

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'I know what it takes to get hired! This book is essential for getting ahead after you have got the job.'
-Bill Rancic, winner of The Apprentice

'Tom Markert's rules are savvy, sometimes humorous, and always on the money. I wish someone had given me this book at the beginning of my career.'
-Charlie Baker, former managing director, Starbucks

About the Author:

Tom Markert is currently global chief marketing and client service officer with ACNielsen in New York. He has held leadership positions at Citicorp and Procter & Gamble and has held positions on the board of directors of the Australian professional basketball team the Sydney Kings and the American Chamber of Commerce in New South Wales, Australia. He lives in Connecticut.

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