Managing teams at Microsoft is not so much about managing, but more about assembling a group of vendors. Managing would put the responsibility on the manager to manage all these people. And it stops being about the individual and starts focusing on how to leverage each digital unit as a whole. Asking the question: “What are we trying to do?” Usually, something daunting and scary. We need to communicate a convincing argument. If you hire really motivated people, it doesn’t matter what skill sets you need to learn, they will learn.
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Nathaniel Schooler - an engaging interviewer, writer and trusted adviser. IBM Futurist and LinkedIn Power Profile Award Winner.
He interviews amazing experts. People who have started, built and been part of some of the largest brands in the world and made a huge impact.
Prior experience taught him business communication is about real world relationships, (avoiding techno speak and meaningless jargon).