The Value of Speaking Up
This week’s episode of Impact Teams Radio features an executive who walked a slightly different path towards his corporate career. Vijay Vijayasankar is the Vice President for MongoDB, and being a motivational speaker, he packs stories and examples of how he climbed his way up the corporate ladder.
He shares the key that drove him to the executive level in IBM was something that seemed so simple, but many are unable to do, the value of speaking up. He shared his idea that closed a multi-million deal and saw himself rise up the ranks.
He also shares stories from his mentors, starting with what he picked up from virtual team building activities, just asking a customer what success means, and how that leads to the full understanding of where you’re heading in a project. In another story, he narrates how he was mentored into trusting his team, and delegating tasks, creating future leaders, and allowing you to embrace a higher functionality.
He also gives the best advice to anyone who wants to reach the C-level, how to deal with politics. Learn more about Vijay Vijayasankar’s wisdom on how to manage people and ideas of the corporate world in this episode of Impact Teams Radio.