100 Ways to Succeed #106:

Assignment in the Finance Department

(More from the Charlie Wilson post.)

Follow the money!
Follow the money!
Follow the money!

A CIO, who was remarkably successful in a huge organization, declares that the key was a five-year stint in the corporate Finance Department as a mid-level guy—he had many friends and many “favors due” in finance, which allowed him to acquire assets, exceptions to rules, etc.

Hence: Seek out, by hook or by crook, a tour of duty in Finance—early on.

Tom Peters posted this on January 7, 2008, in Success Tips.
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