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José Luis Portela

"Do not expect the environment to change, change yourself and you will direct your destiny"

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Founder and Executive Director of Magtalent and Mentoring Directivo. Both companies reflect the disruptive spirit that so well defines the personality of this visionary entrepreneur. True to his convictions, he disapproves of business models too stiff that prevent adapting quickly and efficiently to changes constants that companies are currently subjected to. Staunch defender of Interim Management, considers this figure essential when companies they need results. Interim management is the temporary provision of management resources and skills. Interim management can be seen as the short-term assignment of a proven heavyweight interim executive manager to manage a period of transition, crisis or change within an organization.

Additionally, he is advisor at Arvision, a company awarded as the best startup from Spain and advisor at Porsche Spain for electric cars.

PhD candidate from the School of Industrial Engineers with his thesis on ¨How the brain works¨ this innate speaker shows us in an entertaining and clear, how to succeed in the business world. ¨Think differently” and “how Manage time efficiently¨ reflect the base of his more than 10 years research in this field.

At IE business school he is Director of the Strategic project master program since 2008 ,director of project management course and professor of various masters; MBA, IMBA, MIM, AMP, of the following subjects: operations management, supply chain management and project management.

– Awarded “the Best Teacher Award Business School IE Open Programs-Executive Education 2009-2010
– Award for commitment executive education training 2012 at IE Business School
– Special award-company executive in 2014 at IE Business School
– In the last 12 years awarded 38 times for academic excellence, in several masters.

The end of employment the beginning of work

Interim Managemnet

We do not stop reading and listening to messages that tell us that technology affects the job market, that profiles with more than 45 years have difficulties to be placed, and that times of uncertainty are coming. But where others see crisis you have to see opportunities.

Never, like now, have companies needed more talent and experience to solve their problems. But you will not be able to take advantage of those opportunities if you do not accept that the disruption that surrounds us also affects work structures, including those of senior management. You cannot be successful in the 21st century with structures from the 19th century, exhausted in the 20th century.

Interim management is the great revolution in the management world. If you have experience and the ability to lead projects, there are no limits to what you can achieve through this work model.

In this book, Jose Luis Portela, guides you step by step to turn your managerial experience into professional development opportunities. From the preparation of your mental frame to practical ideas to define your offer, know where and how to present it, and successfully start your career as an Interim Manager.

The stable work has finished, from now on we will be paid for results

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