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Advice for Aspiring CDOs?

In a recent interview for CDO University, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES Vice President Libby Roberts, a former CDO, offered her advice for aspiring Chief Development Officers.

Choose your boss very carefully,” she advised. And don’t be blinded by the money.

She then went on to say: “I interview well, but what I could do better is interview those with whom I’ll be working and working for.”

“If I had asked better questions and pulled back the curtain a bit more, I would perhaps have made different decisions. These ‘lessons learned’ help me be a better LLLS ambassador.” she continued.

Roberts concluded with “one of the things I always tell my candidates is: share how valuable you are and will be to the client.”

Be humble and confident,” she continued. “Do your homework and ask all the questions necessary to ensure that this is the right fit for you at this time of your life.

Read the entire interview here.

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