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Leaders need to constantly develop themselves as human beings. There is so much external change for them to adapt to that the need to be intentional about personal development is essential. The best leaders I know are staying current and agile through change by developing themselves.
A checklist of “to dos” is fine, but it isn’t enough anymore.[…] Continue Reading »
Work is going well. You are good at what you do, and so is your team and maybe even the whole company. Deadlines and expectations are met and even exceeded; people are not just competent but inquisitive and innovative; and if the culture’s not perfect, it’s at least one that most speak highly of. Of all the things you, your team or company could be doing well, you’re probably achieving 95% of them.[…] Continue Reading »
The following is an excerpt from “Fortune Zoom: Surprising Ways to Supercharge Your Career,” (September 2013, Time Home Entertainment), by Daniel Roberts and other Fortune contributors, which focuses on 40 business leaders under 40. This excerpt was written by Patricia Sellers.
Marissa Mayer had just arrived home from a whirlwind business trip to Asia in June 2012 when opportunity came her way.[…] Continue Reading »
If you produce excellent results but don’t feel like you’re moving up the leadership ladder (or around the jungle gym) fast enough, take a look to see if your excellent work is holding you back.
Here’s what it feels like to be stuck in the results trap: You do good work, produce good results and expect to be promoted because of it.[…] Continue Reading »
Dan Schawbel is an optimist, and this is a good thing for readers of his new book, “Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success.”
Americans know that unemployment and underemployment are persistent (and maybe inevitable), robots are going to take all our jobs, and wage growth isn’t what it used to be. Plus, there’s the matters of competing with the rest of the world, improving education and determining a vision for the jobs and safety nets of the future.[…] Continue Reading »