What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?
Vice President (VP), Operations in Rosenhayn:
"Make small incremental positive change."
Patience is key. Rome wasn't build in a day. Have a plan and make small changes in the right direction every day. Use the resources you have available to you.
Vice President (VP), Operations in Biloxi:
Get an Employment Agreement up front with Full Disclosure on Benefits, Compensation, Annual Increase, Bonus Structure and Severance Package.
Vice President (VP), Operations in Reading:
"Do what you like and fins a way to make money."
Ascertain your emotional intelligence. Don't be afraid to confront poor performers.
Vice President (VP), Operations in Pittsburgh:
"Excel in You Field."
Look for the good things within the organization you are employed. Its is important to understand and work all positions in the company to become an effective operations manager.
Vice President (VP), Operations in Irvine:
"The extreme level of Politics and nepotism."
Be willing to get in the weeds, know your people, know their strengths and weaknesses, get their insight on challenges and opportunities. Execute change based on their insight, give them credit for helping drive the changes.