Fast Track to the Corner Office by Jane Porter

Achieve your career breakthrough—and the pay bump that comes with it—with the strategies of these trailblazers

Excerpt: Pinpoint your target People with clearly defined rivals push themselves harder and achieve more, says Grant Cardone, author of If You’re Not First, You’re Last. Kirban experienced this one-upmanship firsthand, which is why he’s glad Rampolla stayed on his heels over the past decade. “If you don’t have competition, you start to sit back,” he says. So who are you going to outperform? If you don’t know yet, set your sights on a colleague who’s a couple of levels above you on the organizational chart. “You need to be looking out in front,” Cardone says. “Don’t look at the desk next to you. That’s not the guy.” Figure out what you can do to prove you’re better, and then do it over and over. The quicker you can make the other guy superfluous, the sooner you can take his office. Read the full article at: Men’s Health
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Star of Discovery Channel’s “Undercover Billionaire,” Grant Cardone owns and operates seven privately held companies and a private equity real estate firm, Cardone Capital, with a multifamily portfolio of assets under management valued at over $4 billion. He is the Top Crowdfunder in the world, raising over $900 million in equity via social media. Known internationally as the leading expert on sales, marketing, and scaling businesses, Cardone is a New York Times bestselling author of 11 business books, including “The 10X Rule,” which led to Cardone establishing the 10X Global Movement and the 10X Growth Conference, now the largest business and entrepreneur conference in the world. The online business and sales educational platform he created, Cardone University, serves over 411,000 individuals and Forbes 100 corporate clients throughout the world. Voted the top Marketing Influencer to watch by Forbes, Cardone uses his massive 15 million plus following to give back via his Grant Cardone Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to mentoring underserved, at-risk adolescents in financial literacy, especially those without father figures.