The U.S. soccer star’s exhilarating commencement address at Barnard College puts the lessons she’s learned on the field into perspective for women trying to get ahead in the business world.
- Leaders may think awareness programs are suitable for quelling unconscious bias, but they are just the start.
- Employees often take a pay cut to participate in CSR programs, but many do so to gain career skills.May 31, 2018 by Matt Palmquist
- Strong teams include diverse perspectives, and healthy working relationships and successful outcomes hinge on honest communication. But there are ways to make sure you “fight right.” See also “How to Fight in a Productive Way.”May 30, 2018 by Adam Kahane
- Three tactics your team can use to encourage fair — and useful — fighting. For more insight, read “Why Teams Should Argue.”May 30, 2018
- To develop the skills you’ll need to respond to adversity with strength, follow these three steps.May 22, 2018 by Jesse Sostrin
- Tips for clarifying your thoughts and testing new ideas. For more insight, read “Journaling Can Boost Your Leadership Skills.”May 15, 2018
- Stepping away from the screen and putting pen to paper allows the brain to reflect, process, and find patterns. See also “How Journaling Can Help Leaders Achieve Their Goals.”May 15, 2018 by Eric J. McNulty
- In his new book, Andrew Santella explores procrastination, and why it is that whenever there is a job to do, you can count on someone putting it off.May 11, 2018 by Theodore Kinni
- How to navigate from task to task with greater efficiency.April 25, 2018 by Jesse Sostrin
- If you want to advance in your job and find meaning in your day-to-day work, consider these strategies. For further insights, read “What to Do When Success Leaves You Empty.”April 17, 2018
- When we are caught up in achieving a goal, we can forget to enjoy the process. Here’s how to change that. See also “You’ve Reached a Career Milestone. Now What?”April 16, 2018 by Jesse Sostrin
- A look at the artwork from the recent pages of strategy+business, on themes including overcoming bias at work, competitiveness in the age of digitization, and the ethics of CEOs.March 30, 2018
- Marshall Goldsmith and Sally Helgesen on how female professionals can change self-limiting behaviors. For related insights, read “How Women Can Succeed by Rethinking Old Habits.”
- Female professionals looking to their next promotion or job should identify the self-limiting behaviors that may stand in their way. See also “The Habits that Slow Down Women’s Careers.”
- Yasuyuki Nambu, CEO of Japan’s Pasona Group, is reframing short-term employment as a means of social benefit.March 21, 2018 by Bobbie van der List
- Once we are aware of the shortcuts our minds take when deciding who to listen to, we can take steps to block those shortcuts.March 5, 2018 by Khalil Smith
- The greatest learning often takes place when we step outside our comfort zones.
For further insights, read “Two Simple Concepts to Free Up Innovation.”February 13, 2018
- Step into your “yikes zone,” then break anxiety-producing and overwhelming tasks into small, doable pieces. See also “How to Innovate by Stretching Yourself Mentally.”February 13, 2018 by George E.L. Barbee
- Building a culture of critical thinking and humility can spare companies from the ravages of excessive CEO confidence.
- Mind Over MatterNovember 7, 2017 by Duff McDonald
- Break out of the habit and address the issue that is holding back your career.October 16, 2017
- Employee engagement rises when frequent, informal conversations replace annual reviews.
- Stop avoiding the one criticism that keeps haunting your career. Take our interactive quiz “Why Do You Avoid Acting on Feedback at Work?.”October 5, 2017 by Jesse Sostrin
- In this Thought Leader interview, social presencing theater innovators Otto Scharmer and Arawana Hayashi describe how to develop your management skills through physical awareness.August 7, 2017 by Art Kleiner
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