Just landed a perfect-for-you job? Awesome. Now it’s time to prove your boss that she made the right decision to hire you. Play your cards right, and you’ll become an invaluable member of the team and hopefully earn a promotion down the line.
To get to that next level, let’s take a chapter out of Mark Cuban’s book. The sage billionaire, Shark Tank star, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks recently spoke with Money magazine about the skills he finds most valuable in employees.
There are few obvious personality traits he says are non-negotiables: Smart. Driven. Constant learners.
And then, there’s a less-obvious one. Cuban says even he lacked this key personality trait in his 20s— and it got him fired a few times.