1. Forget about excuses 不要寻找借口
   Forget rare exceptions no boss cares why an assignment wasn't done. It's your job to get it done and on time.
  2. Don't aim for perfection 不要苛求"完美"
   Getting it done well and on time is much more important than doing it "Perfectly"
  3. Carrying your share is not enough 只做份内事是不够的
   Bosses value people who do their job and look around for, create or ask for more real work.
  4. Follow Through 自始至终完成工作
   Tie up the loose ends of your assignments. Don't wait to be reminded, particularly by a Supervisor.
  5. Anticipate Problems 预见到问题
   When your responsibilities depend on input from others, check their plans and their understanding of what you're requesting.
  6. Be Resilient About Problems 坚韧乐观地面对难题
   Part of carrying your responsibilities is understanding that unforeseeable failures by others are a routine part of work life. When problems occur, no one is picking on you and you can't excuse it as bad luck.
   发生别人无法预料到的失误是工作生涯中常见的事情。理解这一点就是你工作职责的一部分。当问题发生时, 没有人怪罪于你,你也不能以运气不好作为借口。
  7. Don't Take Problems to your boss 别把问题留给你的上司
   If you lack the authority, come prepared with solutions when you broach the problem. Even though your boss may not use your solutions, you've made an impression as a problem solver - not as a problem collector.
  8. Attendance counts 出满勤
   People quickly become aware of who makes an effort to be there and who uses any excuse to miss a day.
  9. Don't be a squeaking wheel 不要难字当头,喋喋不休
   Don't be seen as " Here comes a problem".
  10.Don't carry grudges 不要嫉妒怀恨他人
   You cannot win them all. So don't squander your energy, the goodwill of your allies, and the patience of your boss by turning every issue into a crusade.
  11.Choose your battles carefully 慎重选择是否"开战"
   Ask yourself: how much difference the problem really makes. Is it worth making an enemy? Do I have a realistic chance of winning
  12.Deal directly with the person who makes the decision直接与决策者打交道
   Dealing with people with less authority may be easier on your nerves, but you'll be wasting time and effort.
  13. Keep control of problems 保持对问题的掌控
   Let's say you need some special work done. Don't stop with getting approval. If the other person doesn't follow through, you're left looking inept.
  14. Learn to translate boss language 学会"翻译"上司的话语
   "If it's not too much trouble" means, "Do it, and the sooner the better".
  15. Learn what other people in the company are doing 了解公司的其他人在做什么
   What were last year's big triumphs and failures?
   How does your job' intertwine with all this?
   Then you'll understand when, how and where to press for your goals.
  16.Get along with your co-workers 与你的同事和睦相处
   Internal battles mean less production. To your boss, if you're involved, you're automatically wrong.
  17.Protect the company's reputation 保护公司的名誉
   Never discuss company business and people where strangers can overhear。 Even in private, be reticent.
  18.Let others win sometimes 有时候要让别人胜出
   "Sounds like a good idea. We'll do it that way". If you don't, people will resent you.
  19.Learn Timing 学会选择时机
   Develop the patience to wait for an appropriate occasion.
  20.Don't Lie 不要撒谎
   Lying will make problems worse. If you're caught in a lie, you lose your credibility.
  21.Read your industry's publications 阅读本行业的书刊
   Indicating you haven't the time or money to read will shock your bosses. To them, your lack of interest indicates no real career goals. Or worse, they may think that you are ignorant of important professional news.
  22.Get to know your peers 了解你的同行
   Be active in one or more professional/trade organizations. The contacts you make and information you glean aid you on a personal level whenever you change jobs, while improving your current status.
  23.Never assume other people are operating from your standards
   When you find yourself thinking"I never would have expected such behaviour from her", you know you've made the mistake of projecting your outlook on to others' behaviour.
   当你发现你自己在想"我决不会料到她会有这种行为"时,你要知道,你己经犯了一个错误, 就是把自己的想法套在了别人的行为上。
  24.Use Commonsense运用常识和判断力