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The Leader's Guide to Managing People by Fiona Dent, Mike Brent

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Your career

If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favourable.

Seneca, Roman philosopher

In the past you may have been able to depend upon an organisation to plan and support your development, but in today’s fast-moving, ever-changing and far less secure world it would be irresponsible not to recognise that your development, career and life plans are your responsibility, and yours alone. There are many people who can and will support you in your endeavours, but in the end it is up to you to map out your personal development plans, career development plans and life plans.

As a leader of people it is your responsibility not only to take control of your career and development but to help others do the same. Acting as ...

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