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Sharon Getz

AGE: 48
LOCATION: CANADA
JOB TITLE: SUPERVISOR
LENGTH OF MEMBERSHIP: 1+ YEARS

How did you find out about the Mind Tools Club?

By searching on the internet for leadership tools.

What made you join the Mind Tools Club?

I needed to enhance and hone my skills as a leader. I had been having significant difficulty with staff members and I was finding I was no longer able to effectively lead my team.

How often do you use the Mind Tools Club?

At least once per month. Initially almost every day.

Why is the Mind Tools Club useful?

Mind Tools allows me to focus in on my needs as well as the needs of my team. It allows me to tailor my learning as a leader with the assessments and articles that it provides. I have used a lot of the team building tools which have placed a focus on moving forward not looking back.

What role has the Mind Tools Club played in your career journey?

The role it has played; it has allowed me to continue in my supervisor role with success and growth.

What's your favorite thing about the Mind Tools Club?

The articles. There is so much information and insightfulness in each one and the links to other articles or leadership skills and tools keeps me focused on my goals.

"I have recommended it to colleagues and they are now members as well."

What areas of the Mind Tools Club do you find most useful?

The Learning Plan - I can always go back and fine tune it or re-vamp it based on what I am needing at any given time.

Would you recommend the Mind Tools Club to a friend?

I have recommended it to colleagues and they are now members as well.

What is your advice for someone thinking about joining the Mind Tools Club?

Just go for it!

What are your aspirations for the future?

Continue with my role at this time and if an opportunity comes up that will allow me to move further and is in my wheelhouse, I will feel confident that I can move forward.

What is your advice for anyone starting out in their career?

Seek out information that will help develop skills and master your own path.

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Chris Westbrook - United States
"Love it and use it all the time. Especially valuable is that it is in digestible "chunks" for just-in-time learning and information at the point of need. Articles and videos are concise, clear, and written for nonspecialists."
Marianne Portelli - Malta
"Thank you very much for your most interesting Mind Tools Newsletter which I have received without fail for the past three years and which has become a "must receive and read" mail. The topics handled are certainly of vital importance and highly useful in my line of work and I appreciate your work."
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