Who is accountable for your career development, you or your company? This week’s podcast is with Launi Skinner, the new President of 1800GOTJUNK and one of the speakers at The 2008 Canadian Career Summit being held Tues Oct 14th in Ottawa and Thursday Oct 16th in Toronto. Launi recently left as President of North America for Starbucks. A Canadian, she joined Starbucks when it had 15 stores in Canada and was eventually leading 6,000 stores in North America. Launi has observed as a leader in great organizations, and in managing her own career that “The person that cares most about your career, is you. Your companies role is to provide the environment and tools to enable you to succeed, it is up to maximize your own opportunities”. Who’s managing your career? Podcast length 35 min. Sit back,relax and learn! Looking for a great place to learn how to manage your career effectively from great speakers, and network with like minded professionals. I am excited to announce The 2008 Canadian Career Summit being held Tues Oct 14 7PM – 9:30 PM in Ottawa at The National Arts Centre and Thursday Oct 16th 7 – 9:30 PM in Toronto at the Glen Gould Theater.