In Corporate America,
run your own race. Keep you eye on the finish line and don’t worry about what other runners, walkers or joggers may be doing. While there may be an element of team work or comraderie, racing is an individual sport. Always be aware of how the sport or Coporate game is played. Even for those in the same race, each individual will keep his or her own pace. Remember that. Same race, different pace. Don’t automatically assume that you will be friends or allies with people of the same race, gender, sexual orientation or national origin at work.
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