Leadership & Career

Create a culture of inclusiveness

May 1, 2008
Adriane Brown’s rise to the top at Honeywell Transportation Systems provides insights on how to manage diversity and create a work environment based on inclusion.

As the sun burns, so can your skin

May 1, 2008
Got sunburn? In May, many people assume the sun lacks the intensity to pose a problem. But the mild spring weather can prove deceptive.

The pros and cons of coffee

April 1, 2008
Despite reams of research, there’s no consensus on whether you’ll clearly benefit by drinking a cup or two (or three) of coffee every day.

At tax time, do the dreaded tasks!

April 1, 2008
As much as you dislike preparing your taxes to beat the April 15 deadline, consider it a springboard to conquer other dreaded tasks.

Accept mistakes so people learn

April 1, 2008
It’s tempting to hide a costly error, but good managers know that the most serious harm rarely results from the mistake itself, but by the subsequent denial or cover up.

Step back so others shine

April 1, 2008
Perhaps you’ve heard the term “servant leadership.” By serving your employees, you enhance your stature.

Read with your ears

April 1, 2008
Borrow business-related audio books online.

Use avoidance to foil a micromanaging boss

April 1, 2008
Most of the time, micromanagers crush morale. They create needless bureaucracy, meddle constantly and stoke resentment.

Recognize common patterns that add fuel to the fire

March 1, 2008
Conflicts between individuals may erupt out of the blue. Once they start, whether they intensify is often up to you.

Working your way to happiness

March 1, 2008
There’s a new management book called Do Chimpanzees Dream of Retirement? The author reflects on how the Western business model can undermine personal fulfillment.