The Power Of Having A Clear Plan with Ramona Shaw
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Phil’s guest on this episode of the IT Career Energizer podcast is Ramona Shaw, the former VP of a global equity firm, and who now leverages her analytical, results-driven approach, personal leadership experiences and extensive research to help companies such as Google, Dropbox and Asana, to achieve success through building relationships and a strong executive presence.
In this episode Phil and Ramona discuss successful leadership, remote working and the importance of making those around you feel valued. Ramona also talks about the importance of building relationships and how acquiring and reading books helps to keep her mind active.
2 Top Career Tips
Worst Career Moment
After returning from maternity leave, Ramona found herself facing the reality of having to replace someone who had grown efficiently into the position she had vacated. It was a conversation that she felt unprepared for.
The development of the first investment app in the private equity space brought many rich rewards. The work was difficult and long, and burned much energy, but the results were remarkable. The pride in seeing such a labour of love come to life is always one to be cherished.
Remote working and flexibility in the new business landscape is presenting a new set of exciting challenges, but also the new shift in flexibility in what careers look like has meant that people can shape their own career paths.
What first attracted you to a career in I.T.?
What is the best career advice you’ve ever received?
What is the worst career advice you’ve ever received?
If you had to begin your career again in today’s world, what would you do?
What career objectives are you currently focusing on?
What’s the number one non-technical skill that has helped you in your career so far?
What do you do to keep your own career energized?
What do you do in your spare time away from technology?