Know How to Say No

JDA Talent Development Director Laura Browne has built a successful career in corporate training and talent development, delivering programs and coaching professionals in the technology, transportation, manufacturing and non-profit sectors. She understands the value of saying “yes” as a way of advancing your career, but also appreciates that sometimes “no” is the better answer. In…

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Recognition for an AWESOME Leader

This week, the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) presented Dr. Nancy Nix with its Distinguished Service Award. If you work in supply chain, Nancy is someone worth knowing. She is the Executive Director of AWESOME, which stands for Achieving Women’s Excellence in Supply Chain, Operations Management and Education, an organization focused on advancing…

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Career Success? She Asked for It!

Akhila Dhamotharan is a confident, self-directed, life-long learner who knows what she wants and isn’t afraid to ask for it. It’s how she’s built a fulfilling 13+ year career in JDA’s Center of Excellence in Bangalore.  As a Solution Director in JDA’s consulting services business, she leads a team of 120 associates in the company’s…

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Work Hard and Listen

When Danielle Manning, Senior Practice Director for JDA Consulting Services, sets her sights on achieving something, you can count on it happening.  The combination of a Pennsylvania-bred work ethic and mastery of the art of listening – to customers and colleagues – has propelled her to success. In today’s blog, she shares what she has…

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Diversity at Work

We all see the world based on our past experiences, current roles and environments. That may lead us to make assumptions or go about our work in ways that unintentionally hinders progress. JDA CIO Bill Owen shares how becoming aware of differences in how we communicate and engage has helped him to become more effective…

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