Want A C-Suite Promotion? Nine Things Aspiring Execs Need To Do First

Many employees set out with dreams of climbing the company ladder and someday becoming part of the executive leadership team. But the journey to the C-suite is filled with obstacles that young professionals might not expect when they first start out. 

Below, nine Young Entrepreneur Council members shared their advice for aspiring business leaders looking to land that executive promotion. Follow their recommendations to give yourself the best chance at upward career movement.

1. Build Relationships With Those Above You

I used to have this ambition to be promoted to the C-suite of a major corporation. What I realized is it was less about hard work and how many

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