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Make It Work: Navigate Your Career Without Leaving Your Organization by Bill Gargiulo, Joe Frodsham

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Career Myths and Career Truths

People and organizations are full of accepted beliefs and assumptions. However, widespread acceptance doesn’t make something true. Until the fifteenth century almost everyone believed the earth was flat. Like this old belief concerning the shape of the earth, many of the widely accepted career beliefs are really nothing more than myths. They keep us stuck, unable to explore and reach our promised land.

Many of the sixteen career myths described below are accepted beliefs and practices for finding career wealth; however, they often can have the real effect of distancing you from your career success. You will find that many of the career truths contradict accepted practices for attaining career wealth, which may explain ...

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