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Jack Welch says doing these 2 things will get you a big promotion

Fortune

Legendary General Electric CEO Jack Welch has taken to LinkedIn to offer a few words of wisdom to those office dwellers looking to get ahead. In short, there are two things that every worker should do to snag that promotion: over deliver, and make your boss smarter.

Welch worked his way up at GE [fortune-stock symbol=”GE”], eventually becoming the company’s eighth chairman and CEO in 1981. He even snagged Fortune’s “Manager of the Century” title in 2000. His career advice has been well-honed over his nearly 55 years of experience in the corporate world — and it has been chronicled in a book he co-wrote with his wife Suzy Welch.
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To prove his point, Welch recalled an example from early in his career that paid off in a big promotion.

One time, when I was a young process engineer on a new plastic, running a small 10×10 chemical…

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