Career Management

Sure bet? Be wary

February 5, 2018

Overconfidence arises because people are often blind to their own blindness. A good sense of intuition is learned from prolonged experience with clear feedback on mistakes.

How to ace a video interview

January 26, 2018

Here’s some advice on prepping for a video interview from Tom Johnson, head of corporate communications for a consulting firm.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 218

January 12, 2018

Venus and Serena’s father: “Fake it till you make it” is nonsense … Identifying potential leaders … Building teams the military way

Leadership Tips, Vol. 118

December 15, 2017

Adopt an inviting stance … Take some advice from Dave McGhee.

8 stressors to do away with

December 1, 2017
Work is stressful enough. Don’t let the following problems make it even more so. Vow now to eliminate these major stress-causers from your life.

Writing for international readers

December 1, 2017
Writing for an international audience requires a different approach than you would use when writing for an audience whose primary language is English. When writing for international readers, keep these guidelines in mind.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 1217

December 1, 2017

Stick to the fundamentals … Sometimes blunt is best … Self-marriage is what brings us together today

Deep breath, regroup, attack!

November 23, 2017

Work-related disengagement and stress cost U.S. businesses hundreds of billions a year. As a leader, you need to model behavior that prevents disengagement and dissipates stress.

Don’t want to commit to this committee

November 17, 2017
Q. I volunteered to serve on a committee to boost my visibility here. But I keep getting assigned time-consuming projects on top of my normal job. The projects aren’t very interesting, and it feels like the committee chair is just dumping chores on my lap. Should I quit this stupid committee?

It’s all like a symphony

November 14, 2017
Serial entrepreneur Rohit Mehrotra owns one of the fastest-growing tech services companies in America. Asked what wisdom he would share with future leaders, aside from a strong ethical compass, he said this.