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Do not ask for the earth: Asking for a promotion is one thing, asking for a pay rise and extra privileges at the same time might not be a good idea.

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A first impression is made in less than 30 seconds.

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In any negotiations, put yourself in the shoes of the other person and see what their interest is.

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Embrace uncertainty: The need for clarity and certainty stops most of us before we even start. But the reality is no one has it all figured out.

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Sharing when you do not know something could actually help you take a huge leap forward in your career.

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Do not be afraid to ask your LinkedIn recommenders to focus on a certain aspect of your character.

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You are setting yourself up for failure if you are not preparing for an eventual promotion right now.

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Do your research: Know the ins and outs of every company that you apply to before you even submit an application or resume.

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Every year or two, spend time thinking about your career: Go out and warm up your network, check out new opportunities.

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Love your company: It is important to have a feeling of ownership, a sense of mission and a state of belongingness to be able to achieve and deliver.

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Surround yourself with good people: Avoid smalltalk and gossips. Remain positive. Every coin and thought has two or more aspects.

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Do not follow your passion; Instead,always make sure that you follow your effort.

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Rule number 1 for dealing with bad bosses: It is okay to question authority.

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Aim high, but not too high: Trying to vault two rungs on the ladder in one go is pushing your luck. Take promotions one step at a time.

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Do not Hide Your Failures: Your career will accelerate if people understand what you are doing and that you are taking risks.

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Even if you are not job hunting, post one article on your LinkedIn feed each week.

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Be hard on yourself: Ask yourself if you make sense,or you are crazy.You can listen to everybody else but finally follow your heart.

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Choose Your Boss With Care: You need to make sure that you are comfortable with and that you like your boss.

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Have your own perspective that you must derive from your own logical thinking instead of simply adopting conclusions from people around you.

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Even if you are not feeling totally sure of yourself and your abilities, it is important you present yourself otherwise.