Leaping out of your Comfort Zone

Becky Fox, program manager, quote-to-cash revenue operations, accidentally fell into business school on her first day of college, changing the trajectory of her career. A huge fan of everything happening for a reason and saying yes to new opportunities, Becky shares her perspective on why it’s always good to step out of your comfort zone,…

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Management with Intention

Erin Miller, senior solutions director, JXC & Partners, has worked at JDA the majority of her career. She shares some distinct learnings about management and how important it is to be involved in something bigger than yourself, for the greater purpose of your team’s growth and success. She also shares a great nugget on how…

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Following a Path to Success

Ana Castro always dreamed of moving to a big city to pursue her career goals. A technical analyst at JDA in Monterrey, Mexico, she and her husband moved just one month after they married to invest in their career development. With a passion for learning, leading and persistent growth, it’s no surprise Ana portrays JDA’s…

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A High Five for Hand-Raisers!

I am a serial hand raiser. I raise my hand for all kinds of things. Room mom at school. Booster club president. Team photographer. Faith coach at church. Office engagement committee sponsor. The list goes on and on. I raise my hand for one-time opportunities; if you’re serving lunch at the Salvation Army and need…

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On the Importance of Building Powerful Teams and Driving Diversity Awareness

This week’s Wednesdays for Women blog is with JDA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Associate Success Officer Nathalie Carruthers. She recently participated in a podcast with Change Wave, discussing her passion for improving company culture, and diversity and inclusion (D&I). She shares her views on shifting the Human Resources function to enable customer success and…

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What is Your Legacy?

Nayana Kishore is a support lead on JDA’s Customer Success team, based in Hyderabad, India. Today she writes of a life-changing experience she had during a recent business trip. Her experience reveals two lessons: be open to exploration when you find yourself in a new place, and think beyond yourself to others and the impact…

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Lead by Example

Lindsay Eavenson is a pre-sales director at JDA, beginning her career at RedPrairie [acquired by JDA] right out of college more than 16 years ago. She’s a huge proponent of leading by example and in her new leadership role at JDA keeps this in mind in everything that she does. You’ve been at JDA for…

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Blessings in Disguise

With a season of giving on the horizon, we’re sharing a special edition of Wednesdays for Women themed around “blessings in disguise.” By definition, a blessing in disguise is an idiom referring to the idea that something appearing to be a misfortune can have unexpected benefits. This week, we’re sharing some of these moments from…

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Career Critical Moments

Amy Drevna, group vice president, sales at JDA has in a roundabout way, been nearly a lifelong JDAer, working at i2 (acquired by JDA) and Manugistcs (also acquired by JDA). Respected across the JDA ecosystem, she shares what she believes are the characteristics of a powerful leader, why it’s so important to really care about…

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