Summary of 1,001 Ways to Get Promoted

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1,001 Ways to Get Promoted book summary
The golden rule of getting ahead: “Promote yourself as you would be promoted.”


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If you're just beginning your career or if you're stalled and wondering why you're not progressing up the ladder, you will find David E. Rye's basic book quite useful. His credo: Use self-promotion to attain professional promotion. Don't be misled by the gimmicky title. This is not a list of 1,001 ways to land that promotion. Instead, Rye builds his book around seven strategies that let everyone know you are management material. getAbstract likes one thing in particular - at pivotal points in each chapter, Rye recommends books that will take you further into the particular subject that chapter covers. This is a great idea, and more business books should refer onward this way. So, if you're just starting out or if you need a boost up the corporate ranks, this book will tell you how to climb, or at least tell you where to go to find out what you need to know.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why promoting yourself is vital to your career progression
  • What seven steps of self-promotion to take


Promoting Yourself
Your success depends on how well you promote yourself. Nobody can do it for you. These seven strategies incorporate critical promotional actions that will take you to the top: Organizing everything you do for success. Selling...
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About the Author

David E. Rye is an entrepreneur whose company, Computech, grew from startup to more than $175 million in five years. He held high-level executive positions at major firms, including IBM, and is the author of of 1,001 Ways to Inspire Your Organization, Your Team and Yourself and 1,001 Ways to Save, Grow and Invest Your Money.

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