2 brilliant management strategies Howard Schultz used to build the Starbucks coffee empire

2 brilliant management strategies Howard Schultz used to build the Starbucks coffee empire

Business Insider, March 3, 2016
"Meanwhile, Susan Tardanico, CEO of the Authentic Leadership Alliance and Executive in Residence at the Center for Creative Leadership, wrote in a 2013 Forbes article that one key trait of courageous leaders is encouraging push-back."
"'By encouraging constructive dissent and healthy debate," she wrote, "you reinforce the strength of the team and demonstrate that in the tension of diverse opinions lies a better answer.'"

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Can Subject Matter Experts Transition To Executive Roles?

Can Subject Matter Experts Transition To Executive Roles?

CAREEREALISM, July 2014
There are many benefits that come with being a Subject Matter Expert (SME). If you’re a SME, people depend on you for not just your knowledge of a particular area or topic, but your ability to come up with solutions to current problems and potentially stop new ones. Sounds like a great field to be in, and one where you can be valued, but if you aren’t careful, you could jeopardize losing out on other positions that are outside your expertise.

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