If your career is going nowhere, maybe it’s you that’s the problem. Here’s what you might be getting wrong and how to fix things for the better.
You’re an excellent candidate, but you keep missing out on promotion. The bad news is, there’s clearly a problem, the good news: it’s probably trivial. Writing for Harvard Business Review, Elena Lytkina Botelho and Katie Semmer Creagh explain that the further your career progresses, the more the little things matter.
Based on their analysis of the careers of 20,000 CEOs and other top execs, the authors present their findings. Here’s what might be interrupting your upward trajectory, and what to do about it.