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Why You Can Get Fired for Doing Your Job Well

07/09/2013 07:45 pm ET | Updated Sep 08, 2013

I'm often asked what it takes to excel at your job. As we get into the 21st-century economy, where you hear companies laying off people left and right, I can tell you this: if you do everything you're asked to do -- every single thing -- and you do it really, really well, you will simply be average. And these days, being average just isn't good enough. Find out what you can do to "win" in today's hypercompetitive world.