1.  Wear red to show you're focused, committed, and trustworthy.

2.  Get to work earlier than your coworkers.

3.  If you're a woman, wear makeup.

4.  Have "executive presence" . . . which means confidence, calmness under pressure, and decisiveness.

5.  Don't negotiate face-to-face . . . subordinate people perform better and show more skill in non-face-to-face negotiations.

6.  Don't help your coworkers too much . . . you end up getting overloaded and can't perform as well on your own work.

7.  Smile a lot.

8.  Have sex at least four times a week . . . that leads to higher self-esteem and happiness, which translate to better work.  That doesn't mean have sex with your BOSS at least four times a week . . . although maybe that WOULD impress them?