A psychologist says whether you take all the credit (or blame) when things go well (or badly) means a lot for you and how best to motivate your team. Answer the following 6 questions, and see how you score. (more)
How do you reach the top of a company? Sure, luck, timing and talent play a role, but so does "political savvy, agility in the use of power, and the ability to influence others," notes Kathleen Kelley Reardon, Ph.D., in her book "The Secret Handshake: Mastering the Politics of the Business Inner Circle" (Currency/Doubleday, $14.95). Do you have the political savvy to scale the executive ranks? The following quiz, based on the ideas in Reardon's book, should give you a clue.