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- Is this a good plan for a manager? Managing Down: 1. Be human not a recorded tape by upper management. 2. Be transparent almost every time (You cannot be transparent every time. You will know what I am saying) 3. Give space to your IC to experiment and fail and encourage them in failures. 4. Provide all kind of supports (personal/p
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- LinkedIn Reviews How do you go about asking colleagues and mentors to provide you with a Linkedin review? It’s awkward asking, especially when you’re not asking for purposes of changing jobs. I think LinkedIn should come up with an incentive structure that gets people to do it without being prompted to do so. Do
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- Finding Mentors Is it weird/unprofessional/negatively-impactful to reach out to employee's who work in your desired position at your top company to try and develop a type of mentor relationship? Note: By reaching out I mean through LinkedIn not through other social media's.
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