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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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94. Go on, give them a shock

As part of your campaign to gain high exposure to senior people, take any opportunity you can to introduce new information into the organisation.

Look at your organisation as though you were the owner.

Left to itself a company ossifies. All organisations need alert managers to tell them how the world in which they are operating is changing. And it is difficult to be sure what changes in the environment will have an impact on your particular organisation. This makes the gathering and proclaiming of new facts or statistics a fertile ground for standing out in the crowd. The aim here is to draw the attention of management to new information that might have a long-term impact. This is an area for lateral thinking. ...

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