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Disrupt yourself

August 12, 2016
Borderless Leadership

Disruptive innovation is a common business model today, but can you apply these principles to your own career? Whitney Johnson believes that by following the same rules disruptive business do, you can create your own career path and achieve success more quickly than if you follow the corporate path.

In four simple steps, Johnson outlines how you can build a more satisfying career path using disruptive thinking. She uses real-life examples to show how people have built successful non-linear careers by focusing on their strengths and unique abilities.

Non-linear careers is a topic Borderless Consultants Rosalie Harrison and June Nilsson will cover during their session at the Women in Leadership Forum at the CPhI Congress on 5 October. You can share your experience with them via Twitter @borderlessexec #WomeninLeadership or LinkedIn

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