The workplace is often presented as a meritocracy, where you can succeed by putting your head down and working hard.
Wall Street veteran Carla Harris learned early in her career that this a myth.
The key to actually getting ahead?
Get a sponsor: a person who will speak on your behalf in the top-level, closed-door meetings you're not invited to (yet).
Learn how to identify and develop a productive sponsor relationship in this candid, powerful talk.