Leadership & Career

Leading as an introvert

November 1, 2013
Though being a gregarious, social butterfly commonly helps leaders rise among the top ranks in their companies, there is plenty of opportunity for introverted personality types to shine, too. Here’s how.

Can work give you high blood pressure?

November 1, 2013

When a colleague takes credit for your great idea or a client suddenly moves up a deadline, your blood may feel as if it is boiling. Could such instances give you high blood pressure?

App of the Month: Kayak makes travel easy

September 1, 2013

You may already be familiar with Kayak, a website to find deals on hotels and flights. If, however, you haven’t checked out the Kayak app, you’re missing out on some tools that can help you plan your travels and stay informed on the go.

How to prepare for senior-level executive briefings

September 1, 2013
At some point during your career, if not already, you’ll be invited to brief senior-level executives (or a board of directors) on your team’s initiatives and activities. Here’s how to make a favorable impression before this tough crowd:

Success and your personal vision

September 1, 2013
Ready to inspire greatness in your team? Leadership expert Mark Hopkins believes success starts with creating a personal vision.

Health Corner: Oh, my aching back

September 1, 2013
Since the back is involved in almost every move a person makes, discomfort there can be particularly annoying. Relief for back pain is the second most common reason Americans head to the doctor.

When competition might come from within, keep employees honest

August 28, 2013
It’s a situation that happens more often than you might think: An em­ployer finds out that one of its em­ployees is preparing to leave and set up her own shop. But is the employer handcuffed, un­able to do anything about the up­start competitor because this employee didn’t sign a noncompe­tition agreement?

Greet staffers’ objections with openness

August 20, 2013
Like any enlightened leader, you encourage feedback from employees. Just make sure to handle their objections with care. Follow these techniques after you hear objections.

Effectively manage a ‘Complicator’

August 1, 2013
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Health Corner: Why Am I So Tired?

August 1, 2013
Tiredness is a common complaint of many managers, and discovering its root cause is vital to keeping you on top of your game.