Most aspiring executives underestimate the importance of interpersonal skills in the hiring process. But it ought to be obvious.

Executives have more role power. But at the same time, their roles are really all about relationship power. In our ET guidance, "Ditch The Ladder" we shared that the narrow vertical path to promotions doesn't exist at the executive level. Executive career progressions are much more like a cloud, or moving around in The Matrix. If you're going to progress in a world like that, interpersonal skills matter. They matter a lot.

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  • Is executive hiring different?
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