To paraphrase a Supreme Court Justice, true excellence can be hard to define… but you know it when you see it.
Every boss says she wants her employees to be reliable and dependable. Every boss says she wants her employees to be proactive and diligent. Every boss says she wants her employees to be good leaders and good followers.
That’s what every boss says they want… but what they really want are employees that go above and beyond, possessing qualities that never appear on performance appraisals but make a massive impact on a team and business.
Here’s what the extraordinary employee knows that the average employee never even considers:
1. Job descriptions should be ignored.
The smaller the company, the more important it is that employee can think on her feet, adapt quickly to shifting priorities, and do whatever it takes, regardless of role or position, to get things done.
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