The Most Important Question Successful People Ask In A New Job

If you recently started a new job, it means that you have likely gone through a hiring process – some more rigorous than others – and now you may be thinking that you can breathe a sigh of relief. Oh, but you shouldn’t. If your goal is to build a successful career, you know that this is not the time to rest on your laurels, especially if you expect your experience to contribute to career success.

Successful people make distinctions between what they deliver – as opposed to what they do – to accomplish goals. They want their contributions to reverberate across the organization. And while they appreciate that career success requires thoughtful intention and strategy, they understand that helping others achieve goals is a key component.

Even more, successful people realize that doing many different things is far less important than delivering the right things, and they make every attempt to deliver the kinds of meaningful outcomes that cause everyone to look good. They start with asking the right questions to get there.

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