Your manager’s time away from the office is your opportunity to demonstrate your leadership in his or her absence and gain respect that will position yourself for a promotion. Use these five steps to get you promotion-ready by the time your manager returns from vacation. Identify your
Have you ever left a meeting and thought, “I wish I’d said…” or, “Why did no one listen to me?” While meeting participants who don’t fully respect their meeting partners are not rare, there’s a lot you can do to change your odds. It’s up to you to determine what impact you have in a m
If you’re like me, and you’ve always been more of a Colbert Report connoisseur than a Daily Show devotee, there’s a good chance you hadn’t even heard of late night’s newest kid on the block until recently. But it has been impossible to escape one name as of late: Samantha Bee. That’s
As a non-technical female working in the technology industry for the last 20+ years, I’ve found that not being technical has been much less of a career-limiter for me than being female. Not being technical, I bring a unique and different perspective to the table that has always been p
According to a recent TIME Magazine article, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair believes that “the art of leadership is saying no, not yes.” In fact, both Steve Jobs, the genius behind Apple, and Warren Buffet, the renowned investment guru, share that conviction. As Buffet puts
Over the last 40 years, I’ve held numerous positions—from executive director to chairs of boards—in which I’ve had the challenging and sometimes daunting task of leading other people. Although I had to learn it the hard way, by making the same mistakes over and over, I finally discove
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