Myths of the Promotion provides you with ten systematic steps extracted from great leaders in the industry and authors’ real corporate executive experiences. The virtual position concept is original and paradigm changing for professionals to advance their career from individual contributors to mid-level managers and then to executive positions. Myths of the Promotion will completely change your mindset and your understanding of career advancement. These ten actionable steps will assist you in refining your career vision, building realistic goals, developing feasible plans and executing them flawlessly. Also discussed is how to create an effective professional brand and network, how to collaborate and influence others as well as how to build and lead a successful team. These ten steps will help you to develop a heightened business understanding and refine your important leadership skills. Myths of the Promotion is the designated textbook for the 2012 Fall Stanford class and will be the textbook for all future “10 Steps to a Successful Career” classes and seminars.