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StrategyDriven Professional Podcast Episode 2 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 2 of 3

StrategyDriven Professional PodcastStrategyDriven Professional Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques business professionals can use to accelerate their careers and personal goals achievement. These podcasts elaborate on the principle, best practice, and warning flag articles found on the StrategyDriven Professional website.

Episode 2 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 2 of 3 focuses on the need to stand out among professional peers and challengers both within your organization and when applying for external positions. During our discussion, Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired: Necessary Skills for Successfully Managing Any Employee, shares with us her insights and illustrative examples regarding:

  • six of twelve steps to standing out among professional peers
  • what professionals should do to ‘get to know themselves again’
  • importance of performing a personal SWOT analysis for each position being applied for
  • why professionals should submit letters of reference with their resume for both internal and external positions being applied for

Management Experience Acquired by Wendy PowellAdditional Information

In addition to the incredible insights Wendy shares in Management Experience Acquired and this podcast are the resources accessible from her website, www.ManagementExperienceAcquired.com.   Wendy’s book, Management Experience Acquired, can be purchased by clicking here.


About the Author

Wendy PowellWendy Powell is the author of Management Experience Acquired. With more than twenty-five years of human resource and management consulting experience, Wendy has spent most of her career at the University of Michigan. She is currently on the business faculty at both Palm Beach State College and the University of Phoenix. A member of the Society of Human Resource Management, she received a leadership award in 2002 from the Midwest College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. She is routinely featured on The Huffington Post and has appeared on Fox Business’s The Strategy Room. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and a Master of Arts degree in organizational management.

Nathan Ives, StrategyDriven Principal is a StrategyDriven Principal, and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

StrategyDriven Podcast Series

StrategyDriven Professional Podcast Episode 1 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 1 of 3

StrategyDriven Professional PodcastStrategyDriven Professional Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques business professionals can use to accelerate their careers and personal goals achievement. These podcasts elaborate on the principle, best practice, and warning flag articles found on the StrategyDriven Professional website.

Episode 1 – Standing Out Among Professional Peers, part 1 of 3 focuses on the need to stand out among professional peers and challengers both within your organization and when applying for external positions. During our discussion, Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired: Necessary Skills for Successfully Managing Any Employee, shares with us her insights and illustrative examples regarding:

  • the differentiation promoting and hiring executives and managers are looking for in potential candidates
  • how to communicate a desire to be considered for an open position to the hiring manager
  • when to communicate to one’s superior that you are seeking another position outside of the superior’s workgroup and within the organization
  • methods of effectively engaging with other professionals, including recruiters, through social media

Additional Information

In addition to the incredible insights Wendy shares in Management Experience Acquired and this podcast are the resources accessible from her website, www.ManagementExperienceAcquired.com.   Wendy’s book, Management Experience Acquired, can be purchased by clicking here.


About the Author

Wendy Powell is the author of Management Experience Acquired. With more than twenty-five years of human resource and management consulting experience, Wendy has spent most of her career at the University of Michigan. She is currently on the business faculty at both Palm Beach State College and the University of Phoenix. A member of the Society of Human Resource Management, she received a leadership award in 2002 from the Midwest College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. She is routinely featured on The Huffington Post and has appeared on Fox Business’s The Strategy Room. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and a Master of Arts degree in organizational management.

Nathan Ives is a StrategyDriven Principal, and Host of the StrategyDriven Podcast. For over twenty years, he has served as trusted advisor to executives and managers at dozens of Fortune 500 and smaller companies in the areas of management effectiveness, organizational development, and process improvement. To read Nathan’s complete biography, click here.

Refusing to Hire the Unemployed

Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired, was a recent guest on NBC’s Daytime; sharing her insights on:

  • why employers are refusing to hire the unemployed
  • what unemployed individuals can do to overcome this obstacle
  • how unemployed individuals should handle questions about their previous employer during an interview

Wendy Powell on the StrategyDriven Podcast

Earlier this month, we were privileged to talk with Wendy about her new book, Management Experience Acquired, on the StrategyDriven Podcast. Listen as we explore the techniques managers need to know in order to effectively deal with the diverse employee issues that occur in today’s workplace environment.

StrategyDriven Podcast Special Edition 48 – An Interview with Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired

StrategyDriven Podcasts focus on the tools and techniques executives and managers can use to improve their organization’s alignment and accountability to ultimately achieve superior results. These podcasts elaborate on the best practice and warning flag articles on the StrategyDriven website.

Special Edition 48 – An Interview with Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired explores the techniques managers need to know in order to effectively deal with the diverse employee issues that occur in today’s workplace environment. During our discussion, Wendy Powell, author of Management Experience Acquired: Necessary Skills for Successfully Managing Any Employee, shares with us her insights and illustrative examples regarding:

  • what companies can do to better prepare individuals for management roles
  • what individuals aspiring to management positions should do to better prepare themselves for the challenges they will face once there
  • whether treating employees fairly means that they should all be treated equally
  • what managers can do to feel more comfortable providing constructive, corrective feedback to employees
  • how to overcome the often self imposed reluctance to approach seniors, peers, and the human resources staff for advice on how to deal with employee issues

Additional Information

In addition to the incredible insights Wendy shares in Management Experience Acquired and this special edition podcast are the resources accessible from her website, www.ManagementExperienceAcquired.com.   Wendy’s book, Management Experience Acquired, can be purchased by clicking here.

Look for Wendy on NBC’s Daytime

Wendy will be a featured guest on NBC’s Daytime Morning Show the week of Monday, October 11. Watch for Wendy and learn more about how to become increasingly effective even in a down economy.

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About the Author

Wendy Powell is the author of Management Experience Acquired. With more than twenty-five years of human resource and management consulting experience, Wendy has spent most of her career at the University of Michigan. She is currently on the business faculty at both Palm Beach State College and the University of Phoenix. A member of the Society of Human Resource Management, she received a leadership award in 2002 from the Midwest College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. She is routinely featured on The Huffington Post and has appeared on Fox Business’s The Strategy Room. Wendy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business management and a Master of Arts degree in organizational management.