The Key to Success in the Workplace: Outperform


By Carlos Portocarrero

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I wrote a new piece over at Wisebread that’s all about how to make more money at your current job or to get an even better job. It’s obvious…kind of.

I know there are a lot of people that are jaded about corporate America, and I understand. But there is an irrefutable logic about this idea that managers of employees want to keep the best employees they have, if only to make their jobs easier.

And if they need to reward them to stay, then that’s what they have to do.

Right? Check out the piece and see what you think. I’d also love to hear stories from people that have outperformed at work (in a measurable way) and still haven’t been treated “right.”


One Response to “The Key to Success in the Workplace: Outperform”

  • ParisGirl111 Says:

    I agree with you that you have to be clear on what your team’s goals are or outperforming will not do very much at all. If you can exceed the expectations of your boss and show the numbers on paper to back it up, it may very well be the different between laying off you and another employee. :)

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