8 strategies to handle the move from Functional Head to General Manager

The hardest move I ever had to make was moving from a functional head- in my case Sales Director- to General Manager.  And to be honest it was the transition that I was least prepared for.

Looking back on my previous companies, I believe that this move is the most traumatic to job candidates primarily because many of the skills that led them to be great functional heads are redundant as a new General Manager.… Read more

Not Mobile friendly

Google will no longer be my friend as they believe you only read acumen.sg on your Samsung mobile.  This mans my already low Google ranking will plummet.

having put the site through their paces here

Ok so it’s back to the drawing WordPress board to see if there’s a new/different theme to use.

 

test your sites too.

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How to … Scenario plan for Projects

One of  the challenges I faced while in employment was that when I was starting a project, I was often not really sure what was likely to happen in completing the project. While I was able to describe what I hoped would be the outcome, I was unable to guarantee the results that were likely to be achieved.

I presume you are often in these positions, too.… Read more

Making the HARDEST move

and a  REFOCUS for acumen.sg

The hardest move I ever had to make was moving from a functional head- in my case from Business Development Project management, and before that Marketing and then Sales Director- to General Manager.  And to be honest it was the transition that I was least prepared for.

being promoted 2

Looking back on my previous companies, I believe that this move is the most traumatic to job candidates primarily because many of the skills that led them to be great functional heads are pretty much redundant as a new General Manager.… Read more

MAS and Singapore monetary policy

I don’t normally link to the Singapore Straits Times, but I thought this explainer was both clear and informative on how the MAS sets Singapore  monetary policy

1. Manage exchange band for $ Singapore

2. Let local banks react to international interest rates

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