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Becoming a Can-Do Leader: A Guide for the Busy Manager by Frank Satterthwaite, Jamie Millard

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TO BE A STAR WITH CAREER SECURITY: BE A CAN-DO CHAMPION

In the process of becoming a can-do leader, a player-manager can become a can-do champion, and map out a personally satisfying and highly rewarding career path. This chapter shares some strategies you can use to become a star in your field and have some fun in the process.

In recent years many managers who have let their technical and functional skills atrophy to the point where they no longer have a distinct area of value-adding professional expertise have been among the first to be let go during economic downturns. And they are not having an easy time finding new jobs in the increasingly cost-conscious, knowledge-driven work world. Job security is very unlikely to make a comeback in ...

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