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How Well Positioned is Your Career?

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Wherever you are in your career - how well positioned are you?

Beyond technical skills and the obvious of course.

To get a job and keep it, you need more than technical skills.

In October 2019 I was asked to be part of a panel on career positioning in the digital age alongside representatives from the largest banks and financial institutions in Nigeria including Ecobank.

Before the panel, I was given the opportunity to present my thoughts on the most important skills for CFA (Chartered...

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An Easy First Step to Build Self-Awareness

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Have you ever taken a second to think about what you like and don't like?

Most of us have not and it is a great place to start to build your self-awareness.  Once you write down your likes and dislikes you are in a better position to start to find opportunities that align with your preferences. 

Download this worksheet to help you get started.

Download What Do I Like? Exercise

 

 

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3 Things I Kept In Mind While Building A Team From Scratch

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How the heck am I going to find people I like?  When I was first hired to launch an online platform and build a team around it, I was scared. For the longest time, I had avoided ‘people-related’ issues. I had the chance to select and lead project-based teams and boss around some interns, but I had never built a team that was going to help me succeed in building an online-based startup. Hiring for a startup is difficult enough, but I was hiring for a business based in a...

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