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There's a lot of chatter in leadership development about the need for leaders to be authentic and show presence. Easier said than done in most organizations. If you're struggling, here are some ideas that can work for anyone.
Kim Loan Duong is 32, and onto her third business: Empire Society; Prestigious Models; and Image Powerhouse. Her journey also bucks some of the conventionally-held wisdom about entrepreneurship, and in this way, makes business success more accessible to the everyday woman. Here are 3 myths Duong busted on her way to serial entrepreneurship.
There’s a lot of feedback out there about feedback. Organizational cultures are reworked to support it, managers are expected to give it, and we’re all supposed to seek it out. (There may even be gender issues to consider, which I discussed in this post, leading to some vigorous feedback for me.) We know that to [...]
Words of wisdom to 2013 college graduates on how to work hard and stay flexible in a tough job market.
It's a little discussed, but often felt, fact of corporate life that men are reluctant to give women feedback. If you want to get more of it for yourself, you may want to try a new approach -- thinking like a man.
If you’re a job seeker, you want to get exploratory interviews. The most obvious way is to be referred to the recruiter by someone they already know and trust. But what if you don’t have an inside connection? Three recruiters reveal how they decide who to interview:
Last week was National Volunteer Week, an annual event that, since its inception in 1974, has raised awareness about the growing role volunteerism plays in strengthening communities. But did you know that volunteering could also help you land that dream job? Many are getting savvy to that burgeoning opportunity. Show More Summary
Stressful situations at work are once again linked to cardiovascular disease. German researchers tracked biological markers in the blood associated with stress, revealing an escalated inflammatory response which can trigger heart problems.
Some careers show constant forward momentum, while others languish. If you suspect your career might be stalling, here are seven issues to explore
Negotiating salary or a pay raise is uncomfortable, and yet if we don't get good at it, we'll leave money on the table. Here are six steps the pros use to get the best salary, and maximize their earning potential.
Facebook’s proprietary algorithm, known as EdgeRank, determines how or if a post on your business page appears in your fans’ timelines. Unfortunately EdgeRank calculations make it extremely difficult for business users to reach their audience on Facebook. For example, if you have 1,000 Facebook fans on your business page and you post an announcement about [...]
Go into most companies these days and you’ll witness hand wringing around the complexities of managing a virtual workforce. Studies show that 80 percent of managers deal with dispersed teams, which may include managing people in remote locations, other countries, or in home-based offices. (When you factor in our dependence on consultants and cross-functional teams, [...]
Strong personal finances give you a professional advantage. Here are ten benefits a strong financial foundation gives your career:
Since Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In hit the scene, everyone has an opinion. So much time has been spent on dismissing her for being different than most women, that we've overlooked how much she has in common with all of us. That's why her message is striking a chord.
Let’s be honest, you already know the importance of hiring a diverse workforce. Diversity leads to better work environments, fresh ideas, and new ways of looking at old problems. In 2012, the Center For American Progress found people of color made up nearly one-third of the workforce and women made up nearly half. So you [...]
With work stress at disturbing levels in an uncertain marketplace, the American Psychological Association among others, have sounded the alert to big business that a stress-out overwhelmed workforce is no way to compete.
Learn about three popular WordPress backup tools that small business owners can use to secure their websites on World Backup day and beyond.
A vacation is meant to be enjoyed, not double your work week when you return. Here are three strategies for enjoying time off guilt-free.
I’m not a huge basketball fan. But like millions of Americans, I follow the annual event know as March Madness, where 68 college hoops teams come together over the course of three weeks to determine a true national champion. And when March Madness rolls around, it means two things. One, workplace productivity throughout the land [...]
Responsive design is the hot topic for 2013. We’ve moved beyond mobile and finally reached the point where companies are accepting the fact that the best ROI comes from fully integrated marketing programs. It’s hard to fully integrate when your website is a convoluted mess of versions for different devices or worse, a single version [...]