CHAPTER 5

Developing

Why Develop?

In the space below list the reasons why you left previous jobs. Be honest now . . . no one is watching.

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Common reasons include:

• Bored

• Gone as far as I could go

• Done as much as I could do

• Manager was a dropkick

• Better offer

• Chance to develop myself further

Most of these reasons are linked to the fact that few managers (only the really good ones) recognize top talent and work to keep them as much as possible by developing them. If you have some people in your team that you would like to keep for a while then I would strongly recommend that you develop them.

Some arguments that are often voiced at this ...

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