Challenging Your Comfort Zone

Jill Smith is a renewal partner and in her 20-year journey at JDA she shares how she’s kept her career fresh and gotten out of her comfort zone professionally and personally. As a self-professed introvert, she had to take a leap to do things that excited her like traveling internationally, coaching/leading kids and teaching fitness…

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A Boomerang Opportunity

Carla Peterson is a customer executive and boomerang – an associate who is on her second stint with JDA! In this week’s blog, she talks about why she doesn’t think being in a male-dominated field is a bad thing and how her life experience has led her to where she is today, personally and professionally.…

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Creating Your Own Destiny

Heather Meheut, senior HR program manager at JDA shares how she’s used her self-professed workaholic nature to catapult her career over the last 20 years. She’s learned a lot along the way including the importance of asking for what you want and creating your own role – and destiny – by raising her hand. Tell…

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A Surprising Career Journey

Anna Cruz, vice president, Human Resources, has been with JDA for more than 20 years. She shares her journey from humble beginnings, working her way through college, and the surprises she encountered along the way. She’s learned to live by the adage that you should never burn bridges (hint: you’ll learn why as you read…

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Tackling Career Unknowns

Tammy Cunha, vice president, revenue accounting at JDA, shares how your career is never what you may have envisioned from the get-go but how taking leaps makes us stronger and oftentimes end up being the best decisions you can make in life. She shares her leadership tips and learnings and how she finds her own…

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The Importance of Having a Risk Tolerance

Denise Miller, JDA’s chief transformation officer, is no stranger to taking calculated risks and pushing her teams to do the same. She shares how an education that began in pre-med led her to become a strong sales leader (the answer ‘why’ may surprise you!), the importance of having risk tolerance, and why you should have…

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Taking Risks that Pay Off

Jen Colley is a senior solution architect at JDA and has been on both sides of the fence – working at a retailer and now at JDA, working closely with customers to get their category management deployments up and running. She shares with us how some of her biggest risks have been the best decisions…

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Embrace Opportunity

Michelle Eisenberg is vice president of Legal, deputy general counsel and head of Legal for the EMEA region at JDA. She has a rich upbringing, born in Israel, moving to the UK and then spending a few years in South Africa, just at the time Apartheid ended. There she witnessed the value of justice and…

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