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Susan Cramm

Susan Cramm, leadership coach, author, and former CFO and CIO, is committed to the principle that the best leaders take care of business by taking care of the people entrusted to their care.


April 18, 2016
In his new book, Charles Duhigg demonstrates that making the right choices is the key to boosting personal productivity.
March 24, 2016
To get the most out of employees and colleagues, leaders have to train themselves to go deeper than snap judgments and get to know people for who they are.
February 10, 2016
In his new book, Adam Grant turns the conventional wisdom on non-conformity on its head.
January 26, 2016
When it comes to organizational change, allowing sufficient time to gain attention and approval will increase your odds of success.
January 12, 2016
How to become the best version of yourself.
December 21, 2015
As they hire and develop new talent, companies have to offset the influence of well-meaning “concierge parents.”
November 18, 2015
A career is fine, but it’s not as important as a calling.
November 4, 2015
Putting people at the heart of your business strategy is the way to start reshaping a heartless system.
October 20, 2015
A new book shows why the qualities we reward in our leaders can actually undermine a company’s performance.
October 6, 2015
There’s power in asking for help in a world full of people longing for connection.
September 9, 2015
Use your purchasing power for good.
August 5, 2015
Learn to develop a mind-set of curiosity, rather than one of conviction.
June 23, 2015
Building a strong company culture is about more than the perks you offer employees.
May 12, 2015
How to fall in love with your colleagues.
April 14, 2015
As we get older, deciding to pursue our dreams becomes more difficult — but it’s never too late to do something that’s important to the world.
March 16, 2015
Beware of euphemisms that belie “hellish” behavior.
February 9, 2015
The author of a new book says it’s more productive to integrate your career with your passions, talents, and service to others.
January 12, 2015
Managing self-protective responses in the workplace is up to employees and their supervisors alike.
December 22, 2014
A new book explains why good jobs on the front lines can lead to competitive success.
September 22, 2014
It’s time for capitalism to find a higher purpose.
July 25, 2014
Leaders who pass hard problems to their subordinates create cynicism, not success.
June 26, 2014
Generosity in the workplace doesn’t cost as much as being selfish.
June 11, 2014
Effective leaders focus on powerful possibilities, not problems.
May 12, 2014
If you find yourself thinking you could be doing more with your life, take a chance and make a change.
April 11, 2014
Is it time to add some civil disobedience to the civil discourse?
March 21, 2014
What used to be considered pastimes or hobbies might eventually provide your next paycheck.
March 6, 2014
Take a moment, change a life.
February 21, 2014
Leaders who manage volunteer workforces have much to teach leaders who manage employees.
February 7, 2014
Wise leaders actively seek the truth they don't want to find.
January 17, 2014
Pope Francis has clearly matched his talk to his walk—how about you?
January 3, 2014
An IT services firm has developed a business model that it believes delivers joy to both employees and customers.
December 11, 2013
If you’re considering leaving your job, you should first try doing everything you can to stay.
November 19, 2013
Some advice for professionals who want to start calling their own shots.
October 28, 2013
Sheryl Sandberg is wrong: Women (and men) who want to “have it all” should create companies that reflect their values.
October 14, 2013
Quiet leaders don’t give advice to solve problems—they help their employees think of solutions for themselves.
September 30, 2013
Leaders in developed nations can use their skills and expertise to help make life better for those who need it.
September 4, 2013
The trick is to remain focused on your purpose and surround yourself with good people.
August 19, 2013
If you want to retain your high-potential employees, you have to get involved in helping them plan their careers.
July 16, 2013
Business decisions that significantly impact people’s lives should take those people into account.
June 28, 2013
The world of work has changed an awful lot in the past 30 years. It’s time for your performance management to catch up.
June 18, 2013
An innovative program trains high school graduates and veterans for careers as consultants.
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