Universities that CEOs Attended the Most

Having a good education is one of the first steps of having a good career. In order to find out the colleges that CEOs attended, Kittleman Search made a study with 500 CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. In this study, the company tried to identify the schools that produced the most CEOs. First, the undergraduate …

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Why You Probably Need More Training, Not Less

In my work as a business and workforce consultant, I’ve observed that in times of change and uncertainty, some organizations stop spending money – and especially money that goes to employee training and development. However, given the future work trends… Read more ›

Happy Thanksgiving: Career Plans for 2019 can start now!

Happy Thanksgiving to our readers in the USA. Enjoy the time to rest and be with family and friends, and to those who help the homeless this week, a big thanks. To everyone else in other parts of the world, have a great week. We are taking a publishing break. Career advice – it is… Read More

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Viral Facebook Puzzle. What Is AB = ?

Several people emailed me this tricky problem. I thank the first two people who sent it around the same time: Riadh Temala from Tunisia, and Shivam Varma from India. What is the value of AB in the following diagram? Can you figure it out? Watch the video for a solution. Viral Facebook Puzzle. What Is … Continue reading Viral Facebook Puzzle. What Is AB = ? Read more ›

10 Ways to Incorporate Media Accolades Into Your Brand

How should professionals who’ve been featured on a media list, such as Forbes 30 Under 30, use the recognition as part of their online brand?

Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year …

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Voice of Experience: Shital Bhatt, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

A career is built by playing the long game, chess, not checkers, says Goldman Sachs’ Shital Bhatt. “What I thought was most important when I was more junior, the technical and functional skills, need to be supplemented with attributes such as being resilient and having grit,” she says. “I wish I had learned earlier, especially… Read More

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How Google Discover Affects Search And SEO For Your Personal Brand

The latest Google Discover search update may be a game changer for brands who need to improve their SEO strategy. With more intuitive features your content may now become more visible with the right approach.

The latest change by the search engine giant is designed to understand the intent and contextual meaning of a query.…

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Managing Your Emotions: A Key To Building Your Personal Brand

We care and take pride in what we do. As a result, events, situations and conversations can have a real emotional impact on us.

Negative emotions expressed as fear, anger, stress, hostility and guilt can rub off on other colleagues, and also have a powerful impact on our personal reputations.

There is scientific confirmation that …

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Success Quote November 16, 2018

“The happiest people I’ve ever met, regardless of their profession, their social standing, or their economic status, are people that are fully engaged in the world around them. The most fulfilled people are the ones who get up every morning and stand for something larger than themselves. They are the people who care about others, […] Read more ›

Math Challenge From Croatia – Find The Missing Area!

Thanks to Matej from Croatia for suggesting this! This problem is from a Croatian math competition given to 14 year olds. In the figure below, the triangle is divided into 4 regions, as sketched below, when two of its vertices are connected with opposite sides. The three triangles have areas of 3, 4, and 2. … Continue reading Math Challenge From Croatia – Find The Missing Area! Read more ›

The Zelkova Sphere of Influence

We’re fortunate that November is still mild (16 Celsius) and pleasant and as Tuesdays are usually rest days for me, we took a 90-minutes train ride from Tokyo out to the delightful little town of Katsunuma, in Yamanashi prefecture. This is the heart of Japanese wine country and a wonderful place to spend a relaxing day in.

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Thought Leader: Lorraine Hariton, CEO, Catalyst

By Nicki Gilmour, CEO and Founder of theglasshammer.com We caught up with Lorraine Hariton, recently appointed leader of Catalyst to hear her thoughts on change, gender progress at work and what excites her about her in this new role. Nicki Gilmour (NG): What is your vision as leader of Catalyst? Lorraine Hariton (LH): I am… Read More

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