Career Management

Leadership films for a lazy day

January 12, 2023
6 flicks to inspire you.

Do you have a self-leadership mindset?

January 5, 2023
Self-leadership is the practice of understanding who you are, identifying your desired experiences and intentionally guiding yourself toward them. Leaders worth following and people who are worth emulating are people who have mastered self-leadership.

Curing burnout once and for all

December 15, 2022
Discovering how to get a better match between what your job requires of you and the tools you have to complete your duties can cure burnout, writes Christina Maslach, a retired professor of psychology at U.C. Berkeley and the co-author of a new best-seller, The Burnout Challenge: Managing People’s Relationships with Their Jobs.

New survey makes the case for admins

December 8, 2022
While the massive tech layoffs have left many admins without a job, there’s a strong case to be made that executive assistants are more vital than ever to an organization’s success.

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.