At generationYOU, we believe that you don't have to be in an Executive position to be a leader. In fact, you can embody a leader every day, regardless of your job title or age.
It’s all good and well to list ‘leadership’ under skills on your LinkedIn profile, in your cover letter or on your resume … but when asked “Give me an example of when you were a leader?” – do you have a solid answer ready to go?
What if – instead of only aiming to become a great leader when we’re in an executive or managerial role … we start becoming leaders in our every day jobs and life.
Arianna is arguably one of the most well-known individuals in the business-world. And in the world of ‘personal brands’ - she may have one of the most solid.
A key enterprise skill you will need before you enter a full-time role is collaboration. To give you a heads up on what this may look like, Lisa and Saara are giving you their #NoFilter stories on the collaboration experiences they’ve had throughout their career journeys so far!
For the next few minutes, I want you to forget how you currently define collaboration and push aside any negative or positive memories you associate with the word! We are going to start with the all important WHAT, WHY and HOW.
We need to realise that most of us aren't learning how to build on skills that we also need to land a job (enterprise skills) and it's our own responsibility to work on these!