Career Management

4 books to boost your leadership education

November 10, 2022
With the holidays approaching (and hopefully providing some downtime), here’s what we’re reading right now.

Are you suffering from social jet lag?

November 10, 2022
Almost half of U.S. adults experience some “social jet lag,” according to a new study published in the journal JAMA Network Open. The term refers to the mismatch between your biological time, determined by an internal body clock, and your social clock, influenced by work and school, as well as social activities.

Okay, you’re a perfectionist

November 10, 2022
Maybe you’re hard to please. But tough love doesn’t need to be part of your leadership style and can backfire, especially these days when more employees are walking out than walking in.

Executive flight—leaders are quick quitting

November 10, 2022
According to a new Deloitte study, 70% of executives are considering leaving their current jobs for a more supportive workplace. Executives are struggling—reporting record low experience scores, including 40% more work-related stress and anxiety and 20% worse work-life balance over the last year, new research from the Future Forum Consortium shows.

Shushing the inner critics

October 14, 2022
Tune out the noise that keeps you unproductive with this trick from writer Anne Lamott’s perennial bestseller Bird by Bird.

Your leadership voice

October 14, 2022
Leaders all have one thing in common: They have great communication skills. That’s probably why they segued into a leadership role in the first place. Poor communication can ruin employer-employee relationships and lead to high turnover and low morale. But there’s a fine line.

Brief, concise and to the point

October 14, 2022
Whether you are an associate manager or a senior executive, what you say, how you say it, when you say it, to whom you say it and whether you say it in the proper context are critical components for tapping into your full strategic leadership potential.

Nurture your network

October 14, 2022
In her book on personal story crafting called Body of Work, author Pamela Slim lists 10 ways to strengthen connections with your network.

10 actions for successfully transitioning into a new leadership role

October 14, 2022
Starting a new job can be daunting, to say the least. As a leader, I identified 10 actions for a successful transition into a new leadership role.

5 best books on leadership you need to read right now

October 14, 2022
These may not be the perfect books to buy for the holidays but taking time to read classic tomes on leadership could jumpstart your career by Christmas.