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1. Shine in meetings.
Just because you’re technically not the person leading the meeting doesn’t mean you can’t be seen as a leader while you’re there. It’s not about being noisy. It’s about the quality of your offerings. First step to impressing in the conference room? Find a “meeting mentor.”
2. Pay grades.
4. Ruth Porat
Chances are, your firm has trained you in all sorts of skill sets, depending on your specialty. But, other than the occasional conference invitation, how much time has been spent teaching the basics of relationship building? Most likely, it’s been far too little. Here’s why it matters.
5. Network or nurture?
Well, well, it seems like Brazilian investment group 3G Capital and Berkshire Hathaway still have faith in Americans’ love of salty, sugary processed anything. The former announced both its takeover of Kraft Foods this week and the upcoming merger of Kraft and Heinz (which 3G and Berkshire Hathaway acquired in 2013) to form an $80-billion-plus giant. So, how will 3G, Berkshire Hathaway and the Kraft Heinz Company tackle an evolving American palate that’s increasingly shunning name-brand pre-packaged foods?
Our other burning questions:
Which top-level execs at Kraft and Heinz will be sticking around, and who will be leaving post-merger?
What is it about 3G that gets the typically private-equity-averse Warren Buffett so excited?
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