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Winning by Jack Welch, Suzy Welch

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YOUR CAREER

16. THE RIGHT JOB

Find It and You’ll Never Really Work Again

17. GETTING PROMOTED

Sorry, No Shortcuts

18. HARD SPOTS

That Damn Boss

19. WORK-LIFE BALANCE

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Having It All (But Were Afraid to Hear)

16

The Right Job

FIND IT AND YOU’LL NEVER REALLY WORK AGAIN

ITS SAID that you can only live life forward and understand it backward. The exact same thing is true about careers.

Every time I ask successful people about their first few jobs, the immediate reaction is almost always laughter. The chairman and CEO of Procter & Gamble, A. G. Lafley, thought he was going to be a professor of Renaissance history. That career plan evaporated when he dropped out of grad school to join the navy for ...

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