Sunday, September 7, 2008

The How And The Why

A person with enough technical skills, with the know-how, will always have a job. A person that understands the why, on the other hand, will be the boss. In the knowledge worker industry the boss does often not have the same technical skill as his subordinates. Instead he has the ability to see the bigger picture and think strategically about how bits and pieces fit together. These are the skills you need to develop if you are interested in one day occupying the corner office.

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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