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My New Rule for Success

My New Rule for Success

I have always tried to be an “A student.” Work hard, complete the assignment, pay attention to the details, work your way through the to-do list…and good things follow. For most of professional life, this “rule” worked extremely well. And then I was “reorganized out” of Bank of America, smack out of the blue. I had poured myself into turning around its Merrill Lynch business after the market crash; and on the day I was sent home, the business was growing, was above budget and was gaining market share. To get there, I had put in place a great team, and I had personally traveled like a fiend, worked through almost every weekend and spent more time with the people at the bank than with my family

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Trang Chu

Well said Sally, I could't agree with you more and I can relate to your ML comments having been there myself. I am loving my autonomy and the time building a business I care about and with the people I hope to help succeed.

March 31, 2014