100 Ways to Succeed #121:

Make Friends!
(Take This Seriously!)

Manager of an 11-person project team? Members from four functions—and two or three companies? Guess what: You are a full-bore, no-bull “coalition commander”!

Success Key #1: Make friends. Pointedly—that is, consciously—”invest” in this, big time.

Macro-success Key: In hiring, promoting, incenting, pay (close) attention to friend-making proclivity-skills.