Learn to lead
Learn to lead
Study what makes top performers stand out.

"Those are the skills and qualifications you need to embrace," says Cohen.

If it's leadership prowess you need to develop, WorldatWork's Lenny Sanicola suggests volunteering at a nonprofit or community organization for free "on the job" training.

By Anne C. Lee @Money - Last updated April 06 2012: 9:13 AM ET
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