In an era of Casual Fridays and work-from-home colleagues, how can you maintain effective office communication in a changing business climate?
We’ll steer you through changes in business etiquette, and help you successfully navigate through the new realities of workplace conflict and office politics.
Peak performers all seem to have this in common: They work long hours;
they visit customers and employees; they function on little sleep; they
exercise; and they manage to work in family time.
Ovid, the Roman poet and philosopher who lived from 43 BC until 17 AD, wrote Metamorphoses, probably the first great treatise on mastering change.
Nowadays, when you hear about celebrities turning themselves into brands, it’s nothing special. In 1925, it was.
When she took charge of Camp Lejeune, N.C., a year ago, Marine Col.
Adele Hodges knew she had to acknowledge that she was the first woman
and the first African- American to command the base of expeditionary
You sometimes can succeed in business by avoiding competition and
swimming for “blue oceans”: new areas of endeavor where competitors are
Nissan and Renault have something that most companies don’t, thanks to
their leader, Carlos Ghosn. It’s not a merger or a joint venture.
Instead, it’s a tight relationship that still allows each company to
Danica Patrick just wants to win. The Indy driver burst onto the scene
in 2005, when, as a rookie, she placed fourth at the Indianapolis 500.
Like most of us, Reinhold Messner’s career has traversed several
stages. Unlike most of us, he has led the world in at least two of
The only person who’s ever headed both of the nation’s historically
black colleges for women — Spelman College in Atlanta and Bennett
College for Women in Greensboro, N.C. — Johnnetta Cole used her ability
to attract supporters to revitalize both schools.
One path to success demands that you strip away the things you aren’t — or refuse to be — to arrive at who you really are.