Leadership & Career

A post-conference checklist to lock in learning

July 5, 2018
So the professional conference you attended was great—but now you’re back in the office, and the clock is ticking on the knowledge you were given. Run down these steps to guarantee you get what you pay for at a training conference, and can share its highlights with your colleagues who weren’t lucky enough to attend.

How leaders can better support middle management

June 26, 2018
Do you find yourself thinking you have what it takes to accept more responsibility? Here are five things you can do to position yourself for upward mobility.

4 pieces of wisdom Steve Jobs shared in 1992 that still apply to today’s workforce

June 20, 2018
Here are some grounding managerial philosophies Jobs shared in a 72-minute speech, and how you can use them to be a more impactful leader.

5 things you can do as a middle manager to position yourself for upward mobility

June 5, 2018
Do you find yourself thinking you have what it takes to accept more responsibility? Here are five things you can do to position yourself for upward mobility.

Quiz: How well do you handle pressure?

May 25, 2018
Try this quiz to gauge your ability to handle pressure.

What to say to pregnant co-workers

May 23, 2018
Do you have a pregnant co-worker or employee? Here’s a list of things you should—and shouldn’t—say during those nine, often difficult months.

3 rules for socializing with staff

May 23, 2018
It’s almost summer, and with it, opportunities for workplace socializing increase. If employees ask you to join them after work for a drink, it’s important that you watch yourself. Follow this advice.

The best managers can keep their cool

May 17, 2018
Rhonda Finniss, who leads workshops on handling anger in the workplace, offers these suggestions to help you manage your emotions.

Thought for food: Tips for bringing grub to the workplace

May 14, 2018
Everyone means well. Food is fun, and we all grew up hearing that we shouldn’t waste it. But what role should it play in the workplace?

More ‘chiefs’ means more engagement

April 20, 2018
At West Monroe Partners, a Chicago-based management consulting firm, you can meet the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Hot Sauce Officer.