sandwiches & beverages included first 15-20 minutes is for networking
The single biggest factor in determining how far we climb up the corporate ladder is 'other people". However much we might want to deny it, the reality is that colleagues have a far greater impact on our careers than how hard we work or how talented we are.
Hard-working is not a guarantee for promotion — being politically savvy is. Therefore, understanding the political landscape of your organization is crucial. Maintaining integrity (ethical & authentic), focusing on communication and relationships and increasing your organizational awareness, will increase your influence, ability and capability when navigating office politics.
The American Chamber of Commerce in HK 1904 Bank of America Tower 12 Harcourt Road Central, Hong Kong