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9 Characteristics of Top Performers

Find Out What It Takes to Become a "Go-To" Employee

Step Up & Be the Hero

He’s the office equivalent of the quick-footed striker on a soccer team, alert for the quick pass and primed for a scoring opportunity. She’s the problem solver who sees through an impossible situation to the game saving solution. 

When an unexpected crisis or opportunity lobs a project off the standard flowchart, heads turn toward the Go-To Guy/Gal, poised at the edge of a wheeled office chair for another act of office heroism. 

While an actual cape would be overkill, the virtual variety that emanates from a department superstar can be quite flattering. And might I add, career boosting.