@Coursera: Tool to Support Professional Growth

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@Coursera: Tool to Support Professional Growthcareers, code, developers, education, growth, improvement, learn, meeting goals, online courses, Women

by vanessaalexandra on September 5, 2013 with 0 comment

In planning and revising your short term and long term career goals, education is key.  For career education, I read books and have taken courses at General Assembly.  Everything else related to my career learning is work experience based and from attending talks/meetups/panel discussions/etc.   Coursera is an exciting tool that provides free access to …

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Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!

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Goals and Career Growth: Explore, Plan, Do!careers, growth, Lean In, learn, meeting goals, plan, Women

by vanessaalexandra on September 3, 2013 with 0 comment

New Year Resolutions are common and I never understood waiting until the end of the year to revisit your goals.  I revisit goals for personal and professional growth regularly.  Luckily we have Labor Day to make us New Yorkers feel like we are all going back to school and we can revisit what we want …

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Part of Getting It Done: The Element of Time

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Part of Getting It Done: The Element of Timededicate, growth, improvement, learn, meeting goals, optimize, plan, value

by vanessaalexandra on August 13, 2013 with 0 comment

Part of getting it done is having tangible concrete action items to help you get where you need to be.  I was speaking with a friend that has a major project to take on and whilst we discuss the first big action item, I ask (knowing his bad habits), “When will you have it done?” …

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Value of a Startups Offering: Measuring Disruption

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Value of a Startups Offering: Measuring Disruptionadoption, disruption, growth, New York, product, scalable, startups, value

by vanessaalexandra on July 22, 2013 with 0 comment

When reviewing companies we look at what the product actually does.   How does it work?   Why should anyone care?   What is the relationship between your product and your customer? The simple way to look at it is defining the measure of disruption as a function of benefit to the customer and the …

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