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Moving Your Career Up the Value Chain: Building Specialized Development Skills in a Global Economy by Stephen B. Morris

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Chapter 7. Where Do You Go from Here?

If you’ve stayed with me this far, you might have picked up a few tools and techniques for moving up the value chain. As I mentioned earlier, this is a journey not a destination.

Matching Your Skills to Your Work

One of the side benefits of moving up the value chain is much greater ease in your work. You should now be able to cope with even the most pressing deadlines. If you decide to specialize within the context of your current job, there may be substantial scope to add to your already growing skills and knowledge.

Finding Out How Your Business Works

It’s possible to misuse the narrow context of most jobs. By misuse, I mean that you’re ultimately the one who suffers. If you allow your job to shrink within what ...

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