No One Can Make You Angry

John Chambers is the Executive Chairman of Cisco Systems. Recently I saw an interview he did in which he laid out one of his maxims for living: Dont raise your voice. In my…

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Designing for Millennials: Is That Really a Thing?

Theres no question millennials are the hot target market these days and many companies have decided that designing for millennials is a ticket to success. Take the recent Whole Foods…

- 8 hours, 22 minutes ago

Balancing Business Travel with Family Life

As we get older our priorities change. We have more, or at least different, responsibilities, both in financial terms and in terms of our families. This affects the way we work.

- 8 hours, 22 minutes ago

Getting Back to Work After a Vacation

After the much deserved vacation that is full of fun and joy, returning back to the regular routine can distress many of us. While almost everyone doesnt like going back to work…

- 9 hours, 53 minutes ago

Career Tip Of The Week

This Week’s Tip Is….. All jobs have tasks that we prefer over other tasks. Be honest with yourself, how strategically important are the tasks that you are avoiding? If they rank…

- 12 hours, 22 minutes ago

Viral Exam Question, Killer Robots, And Greece- Game Theory News

Welcome to this month’s “game theory in the news” post that helps students, teachers, and everyone connect game theory with current events. This month’s most popular…

- 16 hours, 37 minutes ago

Are You Indispensable?

A while back I wrote a post on LinkedIn called “Advice to My 22 Year Old Self.” In this post, I suggested that it’s OK to take some time for yourself at 22 — to…

- 1 day, 6 hours, 45 minutes ago

Be at Peace While Chaos Surrounds You

When I entered the business world for the first time, I took my Type-A self with me. I was accustomed to executing, perfectly, everything I wanted to do. The thought of my company having a…

- 1 day, 7 hours, 23 minutes ago

The most basic freedom is the freedom to quit

Bernie deKoven points to this fascinating article by Peter Gray that examines quitting. Here’s an excerpt: We like to think of human rights in affirmative terms, so we speak most…

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Voice of Experience: Beth Paul, Assurance Partner with PwC US

Beth Paul made partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) after she was with the firm 13 years. A graduate from Pace University and a skilled accountant, she is guided by a quiet…

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