An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Christina Luna, senior director, digital experience at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software), channels her entrepreneurial spirit in everything she does in her role and 15-year career at the company. From an early age she took interest in retail and the customer experience. That interest is the common thread throughout her career, which is sprinkled with…

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Embracing Adversity

Claudia Behnke brings a story of perseverance and determination to today’s Wednesdays for Women blog. A contract specialist at Blue Yonder (formerly JDA Software, Inc.), Claudia dives head first into adversity without fear of failure and doesn’t take “no” for an answer. Having lived in two different countries by the time she was 10, Claudia…

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Passion and Grit

This Wednesdays for Women blog highlights Deb Cupp, corporate vice president, Worldwide Enterprise & Commercial Industries at Microsoft. She offers her perspective on what makes a great leader and shares examples of how her passion and grit has helped her in an industry often dominated by men. In addition, check out her recent LinkedIn article…

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Leaping out of your Comfort Zone

Becky Fox, program manager, quote-to-cash revenue operations, accidentally fell into business school on her first day of college, changing the trajectory of her career. A huge fan of everything happening for a reason and saying yes to new opportunities, Becky shares her perspective on why it’s always good to step out of your comfort zone,…

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Management with Intention

Erin Miller, senior solutions director, JXC & Partners, has worked at JDA the majority of her career. She shares some distinct learnings about management and how important it is to be involved in something bigger than yourself, for the greater purpose of your team’s growth and success. She also shares a great nugget on how…

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Following a Path to Success

Ana Castro always dreamed of moving to a big city to pursue her career goals. A technical analyst at JDA in Monterrey, Mexico, she and her husband moved just one month after they married to invest in their career development. With a passion for learning, leading and persistent growth, it’s no surprise Ana portrays JDA’s…

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A High Five for Hand-Raisers!

I am a serial hand raiser. I raise my hand for all kinds of things. Room mom at school. Booster club president. Team photographer. Faith coach at church. Office engagement committee sponsor. The list goes on and on. I raise my hand for one-time opportunities; if you’re serving lunch at the Salvation Army and need…

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On the Importance of Building Powerful Teams and Driving Diversity Awareness

This week’s Wednesdays for Women blog is with JDA’s Executive Vice President and Chief Associate Success Officer Nathalie Carruthers. She recently participated in a podcast with Change Wave, discussing her passion for improving company culture, and diversity and inclusion (D&I). She shares her views on shifting the Human Resources function to enable customer success and…

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