The Forgotten Secret Skills You Need For A Killer Career

Think of the person you work with who everyone just adores. She knows almost everyone’s name, what department they work in, how many pets they have, and she speaks to everyone. Or, how about that friend everyone goes to for advice? People feel so comfortable talking with her and want to know what she has to say. It’s all about the soft skills.

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The CIA guide from 1944 on how to sabotage and slow down an organisation.

This is from a sabotage manual produced by the Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the CIA, which was classified until recently. The Simple Sabotage Field Manual, published in 1944, offered tips for workers in occupied Europe on traditional techniques to sabotage an organisation. Some organisations do these without any outside help.

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5 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Take On A Management Role

Going into a management role is fun, but definitely a lot of hard work. It's exciting when you receive a respectable title, new office, and a team to manage. But do you know what it actually takes to be an effective leader? To find out if you're ready for this type of responsibility, ask yourself these 5 questions first.

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What Is Leadership, Anyway?

Ask 100 companies, and you’ll get 100 answers, all describing different leadership models. If you break down each of these models into its competencies, you’d get a nice, comprehensive set of leadership traits to strive for. Problem is: that list will be about 80 competencies long!

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