Dawn Dugan specializes in writing books, articles, white papers, reports and special communications for the human resources industry. She is the co-author of Effective Executive Compensation, which was published by AMACOM in 2008. Read more...
That stands for Keep It Simple, Stupid.
When athletes are tested by tough competition they often go back to the basics, with amazing results. Instead of burning the midnight oil or brown-nosing your boss, focus on the lost art of nailing the basics. Get to work on time, meet your deadlines, and keep your promises. Trends may come and go, but these basic skills will always be appreciated and recognized, and never lose their value.
If you're always where you're supposed to be doing the work you're supposed to do in the timeframe you're supposed to meet, you'll gain a solid reputation as a dependable & necessary employee.