Career Management

Don’t listen to naysayers

September 20, 2017
Jeffrey Citron likes to work in disruptive technologies, and boy, did he ever pick a couple: securities and phones.

Twitter users on leadership skills

September 18, 2017
Asked to describe the most important leadership skill, here’s what Twitter followers tweeted back.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 917

August 24, 2017
Complexity is your enemy … No one’s impressed by your after-hours emails … Let a tough problem marinate overnight

Enlist allies to bolster your image

August 24, 2017
Mike Massimino desperately wanted to become an astronaut. So the 30-year-old applied to NASA and hoped for the best. But as time passed and he didn’t hear back, he obtained his file. What he discovered alarmed him.

Become an industry expert

August 16, 2017
If you’ve been at it a long time, and you have loads of knowledge to share, follow this advice to build your stature as an industry expert.

Keep those small commitments!

August 14, 2017
Your days are indeed dotted with small promises and commitments to your employees: from “I’ll stop by this afternoon to give you a hand” to “drop by my office later and we’ll talk about that.” Here are some tips on how to keep your word.

Survey: Women in the boardroom

August 7, 2017
On many aspects of gender diversity in the boardroom, corporate directors disagree. Here are three views on the benefits of diversity in which, as recently as 2013, male and female directors held widely divergent views.

Attention ladies: 3 ways to get a seat at the executive table

August 1, 2017
Healthcare is an industry that prides itself on being inclusive of all races and sexes—an equal opportunity employer. And while this is true, there are still a surprisingly small number of women in the C-suite.

Remedying 24/7 work schedules

July 20, 2017
Exhausted young guns on Wall Street have learned what the rest of America is finding out: Sacrificing your life to your job may not be worth it.

Leadership Tips, Vol. 817

July 13, 2017
Two kinds of knowledge … Company names in Twitter handles