Join Dave Crenshaw for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding your role, part of Thinking Like a Leader (2013).
In any company everyone has a different role to play.…How well you understand your role will influence how much savvy you have and…ultimately how valuable you are.…Imagine that you're an actor in a stage play;…you've been given the title of your role, but no script and no information about…the character that you're supposed to play.…Not only will that be very frustrating for you, but the audience will probably…not enjoy it much either. It's no different in your job.…You've been given a position and a title to go along with it.…
How well do you understand the role that you're to play in the business and…where it fits into the company as a whole?…The better you understand that, the better you'll be able to relate to the…people around you and help each other succeed.…The easiest place to start is by looking at your company's organization chart.…An org chart shows the structure of the company, typically with various levels of leadership.…No matter where your position is in the chart, you'll want to identify three things.…
Discover how you can identify trends, gather and address customer feedback, and proactively deliver what your company needs for competitive advantage.
This course is one of a series of five Dave Crenshaw courses based on his Invaluable teaching methodology for professional development.
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- Understanding what makes your company money
- Discovering market trends
- Understanding your competition
- Knowing your customers and how to better serve them
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.