February, 2014

The Opportunity of Consultancy in Today’s Job Market

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Do you have the skills to market yourself as an independent consultant?  Many of the professionals that enter into the Lake Forest Graduate School of Management may be motivated to transition beyond their current career and segue into a new independent career direction.

The concept of employment without borders (consultancy) is a growing phenomenon, so if you have found your growth opportunities as a part time or full time consultant, you are not alone.  Digital connectivity has never been greater and employers as well as skilled professionals are exploring the opportunity to gain valuable connections as well as a diversity of international business experience.  What could be more valuable to the business professional than gaining that global perspective to add depth to the understanding of process and marketing worldwide?

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Five Things that Effective Managers Do Differently: How to Model after Success

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

What makes an effective and successful business manager?  It is a combination of a variety of attributes and a constantly expanding skill set.  The best executives in the world define themselves as “lifelong learners” constantly seeking new experiences to broaden their understanding and support their own personal and professional growth.

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Three Executives to Watch in 2014: Keeping an Eye on the Innovators

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management prepares you for a progressive career in Business.  Our faculty is comprised of innovative thought leaders in marketing, management and strategic development, while our curriculum is designed to give you more than a competitive edge.  At Lake Forest we are creating the business leaders of tomorrow.

When you are planning your career, do you model it after some of the success stories that inspire you?  Keeping up with some of the world’s most successful business leaders can do more than provide inspiration; it can also provide you with some guidance, ideas and strategy for developing your own business career.   The executives that have made it to the top in their field or market niche are not shy about sharing how they got there and the methodologies that they use.  Whether it pertains to their general activities, schools of thought or personal practice, successful executives are full of tips and valuable examples that you can incorporate into your career plan.

We learn by example and some of the best examples are from world class executives who position themselves as the disruptors of traditional limitations.   What is it that makes them so effective and what can we learn from them?   From that perspective we have created a list of three executives to watch in 2014.

 

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