Whether you’re a recent grad entering the workforce or a cubicle vet itching to break free from the daily grind, bank these success secrets from gang member-turned-multimillionaire entrepreneur Ryan Blair.
“No news is bad news,” says Blair. “If you aren’t getting feedback—negative or positive—then you’re the first person on the layoff list. It’s important to stand out to your superiors. Get their attention so they can praise you when you do something great, or provide constructive criticism when you can do something better.”