Best-Practices Leadership

Business leaders say return to office provides more innovation

December 15, 2022
The battle to get employees back into the office is about to get more heated as we head into 2023.

Does layoff etiquette exist?

December 15, 2022
There isn’t any polite way to let employees know you’re getting rid of them. Your approach should consider that, as much as this is a business issue, you’re dealing with people and their livelihoods.

I want you back! Boomerangers on the move

December 15, 2022
While you may be tempted to say, “We’re not good enough for you. Don’t come back!” when an employee quits, experts say that’s the wrong strategy.

Female entrepreneurs on the rise

December 15, 2022
A new AARP national survey conducted in the summer of 2022 included a national sample of women ages 40-plus who had launched businesses since January 2020. Their passions ranged from cupcakes to health care to make-up to retail shopping or eCommerce businesses.

Calling all geniuses

November 10, 2022
The 2022 winners of the prestigious MacArthur Genius Grants have been chosen for their, well, innovative thinking and little gray brain cells.

Elon Musk has entered the building

November 10, 2022
Whether you love or hate him, the brash billionaire, founder of SpaceX and CEO of Tesla Motors, has made his reputation as one of the world’s greatest innovators.

Omitting salary in a job description

October 26, 2022
A hot debate in HR is whether to post a salary range in job descriptions. A growing number of local and state laws—California’s, for example—recently mandated it. But is it a good idea? If you ask prospective candidates, the answer is a resounding yes.

Microaggressions at work

October 14, 2022
Because microaggressions are so sneaky, they can be hard to identify, describe or call out. But there are certain kinds of things to watch for. Here are some forms of microaggressions often encountered at work.

What if I’m wrong?

October 14, 2022
Bronx-born chef Kwame Onwuachi learned some hard lessons when in 2017 he opened his first high-end Afro-Caribbean restaurant Kith/Kin in Washington, D.C. to rave reviews.

Leadership in action: 83-year-old billionaire gives away company

October 14, 2022
On the eve of its 50th anniversary, one of the nation’s most ethical corporations, which is currently valued at about $3 billion, is under new ownership.