Jennifer Liu

The book of poetry this workplace happiness expert thinks everyone should read

When Jenn Lim pitched her new book “Beyond Happiness” in early 2020, she thought she’d discuss her decade of work as CEO of Delivering Happiness, the business…

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Alanah Mitchell

Hybrid work is inevitable for 2022. Here’s what the experts say is most effective

Even before the pandemic, the U.S. workforce increasingly relied on remote collaboration technologies like videoconferencing and Slack. The global crisis accelerated…

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Adam Bryant

Do you really want that promotion

If you are good at your job, all sorts of push–pull forces within your organization—and society at large—will propel you into…

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Tom Popomaronis

Every book Warren Buffett has recommended this decade—in his annual letters

If you want to be smarter and more successful, it’d be in your best interest to take some advice from Warren Buffett.
“Read 500 pages like this every day…

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Jayne Hardy

How to set clear work boundaries — and stick to them

Work isn’t who we are, not even if we love our jobs — there’s more to us than that.
Work boundaries help safeguard…

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Aytekin Tank

4 ways to be more flexible as we enter yet another year of uncertainty

Disruption has been an unrelenting constant. When the COVID-19 crisis first struck, it was hard imagining this would go on for a few months…

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Victor Cheng in CaseInterview

How to Get a McKinsey Interview Through Networking

This is a great example of how the management consulting interview process works. The business of consulting is very much a relationship business. There are two ways to get an interview with a management consulting firm…

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Ryan McGrath

5 Ways to Be a Strong Leader

Regardless of your company’s size, you’ll likely get pulled in many directions as a CEO. It’s important not to get distracted and keep the following five priorities top-of-mind…

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Jade Scipioni

Tom Brady has been reading this self-help book for years

At 43, Tom Brady has achieved massive success both on the football field and off. Brady revealed that along the way — particularly in hard times — he has turned to a…

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Briar Goldberg

Before your next presentation

The next time you’re preparing to speak to a group, remember to keep your audience at the center of your communication, says…

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Joe Keohane

How to Become a Master at Talking to Strangers

A couple of years ago, I started to talk to strangers. Between balancing a demanding job and a really demanding small child, I was often tired, distracted, and overscheduled. The prospect of striking up conversations…

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Victor Cheng in CaseInterview

Get your Ideas to be taken Seriously

In industry, whether your ideas get taken seriously depends on more than the quality of your thoughts.
If the receptionist shares an idea and the CEO shares the exact same idea, more people will take the idea seriously when…

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Adam Bryant

Are you stuck in a “logic box”?

Many years ago, as a young business reporter at the New York Times, I learned about the pernicious concept of institutional imperative. The phrase was coined by Warren Buffett, who first wrote…

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JoAnne S. Bass

Honest advice on leadership, from the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

I believe all leaders need to have a solid understanding of what emotional intelligence is and how to use it in everyday life. In fact, emotional intelligence is…

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Meagan Frank

The CEO Book Club: Why and What They Read

One chief executive office (CEO) leans against the arm of the leather chair in his home office, holding the book he discovered in the New York Times Book Review. Another pulls her current Harvard Business Review recommendation…

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Sanjay Brahmawar

Why CEOs Should Be More Vulnerable And Learn To Conduct

The quality of an organisation’s leadership will often determine the quality of its work. But the idea that the CEO should dictate…

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Roger Trapp

How The Pandemic Is Shaking Up Board Meetings For Ever

Amid all the talk of the pandemic setting organizations of all sorts on a crash course in digital transformation, there has been little discussion of how corporate boards…

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Barry Nalebuff and Adam Brandenburger

Rethinking Negotiation

For decades, negotiators have been working out agreements by focusing on interests, not positions. But the messy problem…

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MIT Blog

No office, no desk, no problem

In the summer of 2018, a study of open-layout workspace and its adverse effects on collaboration made a big splash in the media. Examining data….

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Anna Hecht

The ‘great’ business book Venus Williams is reading right now

When Venus Williams isn’t on the tennis court, running her multiple businesses or playing with her Havanese dog named Harold, she enjoys reading. Currently, she’s….

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