Top Ten ways to get that promotion you've been wishing for
Fake it 'til you make it
Yes, it's true. If you ACT confident, and you pretend you like the people around you, then there's a 99% chance that they'll believe it.
Don't be a smart-ass
If you make your boss feel stupid, you turn yourself into a threat. Figure out how to make useful suggestions without sneering at the way it's being done at the moment. For all you know, that stupid process is the sweet baby brainchild of your brain-dead boss!