Monday, January 7, 2008

Case Study 4

10 ways to prepare yourself for an IT leadership role
By Ramon Padilla

Perhaps more important than having the right degrees and certifications is acquiring the softer skills that enable you to move on to leadership positions. Specifically, these are the skills that allow you to recognize opportunities, evaluate them, and then take advantage of them.
   1. It's not all about the ladder
2. Leadership happens
3. Know your organization
4. Don’t be a wallflower
5. Make sure you're easy to work with
6. Act like a leader
7. Dress for success
8. Be self assured
9. Don’t slander your coworkers
10. Look for messes to be cleaned up