Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Becoming a systems expert, part of Thought Leadership (2012).
When it comes to building your authority inside of the company, the simplest and…fastest way to begin is by becoming a systems expert.…A systems expert is a bit like a mountain guide. If you want to climb a mountain…you've never climbed before, hiring a mountain guide is essential. Why?…Well, because they've been up and down the path many times and have helped other…people walk that path as well.…A systems expert is someone in a company who best understands certain processes…and procedures within the business.…
They may have documented those systems. Just like the mountain guide in our…example, they are someone who knows the path and can teach it to others.…Consider an example for a moment. Let's say a company uses a unique software…program to work with and track all of their projects; perhaps it's a specialized…program for their industry and their unique needs.…Whenever a new employee joins the company they need to be trained on how to use that software.…
The systems expert is recognized as the authority in using that software, and…
This course is one of a series of five Dave Crenshaw courses based on his Invaluable teaching methodology for professional development.
- Discovering areas where you can contribute thought leadership
- Developing company knowledge that makes you an expert
- Building an authority ladder externally
- Gaining publicity
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 01/03/2012. What changed?
A: This course was retitled, streamlined, and refined throughout, resulting in a slightly shorter runtime. We also added new graphics and a new welcome movie.