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The Etiquette Edge, 2nd Edition by Beverly Langford

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CHAPTER 28

Loving Your Enemies

Coping with the Price of Success

You worked nights, weekends, and holidays. You ate, slept, and breathed your job. And it finally paid off. Your promotion to vice president was announced last Monday.

After chairing the most successful charity ball in the city’s history, your picture graces the cover of two local magazines this month.

You’ve been buried in the research department for three years, but now you’re set to anchor the afternoon news next week.

Your division dragged through two years of lackluster performance, then you took the helm and made it the company’s top performer.

These scenarios sound like a sure sign of having made it, right? Not necessarily. They might be an even surer sign of having made an ...

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