Building Your Network

We work in organizations of varying sizes, from the very small (for example, startups) through to multinational corporations with tens of thousands of employees. As a manager in the engine room, you have some idea of the general pulse of the business, as you are doing work that serves some business need, whether that’s building new features, improving the infrastructure, or fixing bugs. You may also involve staff from other areas of the business, such as stakeholders in your projects, and have a chance to engage with them there. Yet, this doesn’t really give you the whole picture. The context of your work and conversations is likely bound by the project that you’re currently working on and the specific stakeholders who ...

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