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Rule #1: You actually have to do stuff.
Rule #2: Avoid threats and taunts.
Rule #3: Never
bluff your boss.
Do your research.
Rule #4: Only talk
numbers to
numbers people.*
* Your boss may
be ego-driven,
not numbers-
driven.
Rule #5: Talking louder is seldom an
effective persuasion strategy.
Rule #6: Never inflate results.
Trust is more important
than short-term wins.
Rule #7: Don’t
obsess over
whether you
are treated
fairly. Obsess
over results.
Rule #8: No surprises. Ever.
Rule #9: Look the salary
you want to earn.
Rule #10: Don’t overcommit.
Rule #11: If you screw up,
admit it. Then fix it.
Rule #12: Be yourself. Life is
too long to fake a role.
Rule #13:
Relax. There
is no Rule 13.
Rule #14:
Pay more
attention to the
details of your
business than
your boss does.
Rule #15:
Don’t hang
yourself. Only
promise
results you
KNOW you
can deliver.
Rule #16:
Don’t waffle. If you
promised “Ultra,”
deliver Ultra.
Rule #17:
Keep your cool.
Anger causes
tunnelvision.
Rule #18:
Do not get full
of yourself.
Always show
respect.
Rule #19:
When you get
feedback, actually
listen to it.
Rule #20: Ask for a raise after you have
mastered Rules 1 to 19.
Created by ghostwriter Bruce Kasanoff
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  1. 1. Rule #1: You actually have to do stuff.
  2. 2. Rule #2: Avoid threats and taunts.
  3. 3. Rule #3: Never bluff your boss. Do your research.
  4. 4. Rule #4: Only talk numbers to numbers people.* * Your boss may be ego-driven, not numbers- driven.
  5. 5. Rule #5: Talking louder is seldom an effective persuasion strategy.
  6. 6. Rule #6: Never inflate results. Trust is more important than short-term wins.
  7. 7. Rule #7: Don’t obsess over whether you are treated fairly. Obsess over results.
  8. 8. Rule #8: No surprises. Ever.
  9. 9. Rule #9: Look the salary you want to earn.
  10. 10. Rule #10: Don’t overcommit.
  11. 11. Rule #11: If you screw up, admit it. Then fix it.
  12. 12. Rule #12: Be yourself. Life is too long to fake a role.
  13. 13. Rule #13: Relax. There is no Rule 13.
  14. 14. Rule #14: Pay more attention to the details of your business than your boss does.
  15. 15. Rule #15: Don’t hang yourself. Only promise results you KNOW you can deliver.
  16. 16. Rule #16: Don’t waffle. If you promised “Ultra,” deliver Ultra.
  17. 17. Rule #17: Keep your cool. Anger causes tunnelvision.
  18. 18. Rule #18: Do not get full of yourself. Always show respect.
  19. 19. Rule #19: When you get feedback, actually listen to it.
  20. 20. Rule #20: Ask for a raise after you have mastered Rules 1 to 19.
  21. 21. Created by ghostwriter Bruce Kasanoff Linked In: 210+ articles | Profile Slideshare: 40+ free decks Website: Kasanoff.com Phone: 203.341.9448 Email: bruce@nowpossible.com All images by Ollyy/Shutterst ock! This presentation was formerly titled, “20 Ways to Sell Ideas to Your Boss”.
  22. 22. This may be shocking, but it is time to go back to work.
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