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Management Experience Paradox: Secrets for Your Next Promotion

“Management Experience Required”? Are you interested in moving into your first management role? You have probably noticed that most management positions require previous management experience. How can you get that experience without getting the job, and vice versa? Understanding Management and Leadership Before you apply for a management role, take an inventory of your strengths,…

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Network Like a CHAMP: Meerkats and mountain guides (Part 2)

Author’s note: This article is adapted from my book, Network Beyond Bias. In this series, learn the five critical connections you need to maintain for growing your career, your CHAMP network. CHAMP is an acronym that stands for Customer, Hire, Associate, Mentor, Protege. Part 1 provided an overview and outlined Customer and Hire networks. [Read more…] This article explains the value…

#whatimreading Big Data by Bernard Marr

Big Data: Using SMART Big Data, Analytics and Metrics To Make Better Decisions and Improve Performance seems to be less about data and analytics and more about providing structure to strategic planning and operations management.  Marr’s “SMART” process is the crux of his text, and mirrors the measure-manage-optimize process I’ve seen elsewhere, with a slightly…

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