9 Characteristics of Top Performers

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

1. Be a Closer

She may not generate an actual breeze, but a Go-To can amp up the energy in herself and others. Pass her a project, and she’s off like a runner with a baton, not stopping until after she's crossed the finish line. 

Her stamina to hurdle roadblocks and a reflexive response to directional changes are key reasons she is handed additional responsibilities. She may be highly caffeinated, but more than likely, she has an internal stopwatch and is a fierce competitor. Both individually and as part of a team.