There is No Them

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Leadership Transitions talk from IGDA Leadership Forum 2011

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I presented at the IGDA’s Leadership Forum 2011 this year, having spoken last year as well. This year I focused on how different levels of management roles require differing skill sets, as one moves from a manager, to a manager of managers, and then to multi-discipline management. The talk went very well, and I am grateful to the IGDA for the chance to speak again, and to the wonderful audience for the appreciation of the content.

Here are the slides.

If you are interested in understanding the seven stages of management, whereas this talk only focused on three of them, I highly recommend “The Leadership Pipeline”, by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel (check out their site at


Written by joshuahoward

October 31, 2011 at 4:23 pm

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