Once the rules in your organization have been established, they are very hard to change. In fact, senior leaders often feel powerless to change the organization’s culture or its road rules. They often get frustrated trying or they learn to navigate them more effectively. Knowing the rules of the road as they pertain to actualizing your career declaration is critical. Learning the road rules for career success in your organization can be achieved by asking two simple questions:
• What do people get in trouble for around here?
• What do people get rewarded for around here?
These should be asked of multiple people inside your group, outside your group, and especially in the departments in which you want ...