Build your business knowledge with today’s leadership development tip!
The first step is knowing your own business. Study its annual report and relevant financial reports. Understand its strategic plan. Then build your knowledge in areas that can contribute to broad company initiatives or cross-functional projects. Read a business journal like the Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, or the Harvard Business Review to learn more about business trends.
LEADERSHIP QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“What do you need to start a business? Three simple things: know your product better than anyone. Know your customer, and have a burning desire to succeed.” – Dave Thomas, Founder of Wendy’s
LEADERSHIP ARTICLE OF THE DAY:
LEADERSHIP BOOK OF THE DAY:
From the Book: An MBA in 180 pages, Seeing the Big Picture simplifies the complexities of businesses large and small and shows you how a deep understanding of your company can help build the credibility and career you want. And it can make your work more fulfilling and purpose-driven by highlighting how you influence the success of your team, department, or organization.
LEADERSHIP VIDEO OF THE DAY:
Building Business Acumen with Kevin Cope
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