executives

Executive/business leader uses a new technology at work
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If you want to be an effective leader in your industry, you need to know how to use technology—specifically, the types of technology that are relevant to your job. Nobody wants to work for a manager who isn't tech savvy. Not knowing how to use technology is the surest way to become irrelevant in your career. For executives, the need to stay up to date on technology is greater, since there is always a younger, more relevant leader moving up the ranks who knows how to use the technology that could take your company to the next level.

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Man gives a presentation about a strategic business roadmap
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Roadmaps are beautiful. Not just because they are aesthetically pleasing but because of what they represent. Roadmaps clearly show what you want to achieve and how you will get there. You can create excitement for a big idea and package it in a way that others can understand. But a roadmap is still just a visualization. You need to have a vision and strategy behind the plan.

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performance review concept
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A performance review usually isn't something employees or managers look forward to. But it's an essential part of the business—to discuss performance and give feedback with the intention of helping the employee and the company as a whole. If you're the one conducting the performance review, how can you ensure it's a productive conversation?

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