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The Challenge of Being Functionally Brilliant

October 22, 2012

You and I both know plenty of bright colleagues and peers who have years of experience and know everything there is to know about their particular function—HR, operations, marketing, sales, engineering, or some other role—but who would rather have a root canal than to have to give an opinion or interpretation of the company's latest financial results.

And yet, business is a NUMBERS game.

When you are seen as only focusing on your function because you don't understand the numbers, you can quickly lose credibility. That doesn't mean you need to magically turn into an accountant to do your job well, but it does mean that you need to acknowledge the important role that numbers play in business.