I manage a sales team that sells IT Training!
A lot of my job is solving problems and finding ways to improve our internal processes and external relationships. I have to listen carefully to people's concerns, ideas, goals, etc. and I use this feedback to innovate on the way we do things. My main task is to never be satisfied with where we are at today and to be thinking about how we can grow in the future. I love working with others to find creative solutions. I get the opportunity to work with all departments, constantly learning.
Here's the first step for middle school students
Learn how to collaborate and refine your critical thinking skills. Never stop asking questions. Be authentic and listen. Don't stop learning. Ever.
"You're too optimistic and change isn't possible."