Working long hours seems like the norm in our ever-connected society. You may put in 10 or 12 hours a day, then do email or other work at home late into the evening. Career and workplace consultant Brandon Smith says working all those hours actually may be limiting your career rather than advancing it.
Most of us don't want to stay in our current job forever. Moving up the chain of command likely means you'll be overseeing some of the people who used to be your peers, however. Brandon Smith talks about navigating this transition.