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There Are 168 Hours in the Week. Are You Spending Them on What Matters?

A former CEO on how to budget time for what you value most.

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How to Sell in a Virtual World

From a “pre-flight checklist” to handwritten thank-you notes, here’s how to sell both your products and your ideas via video.

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3 Tips for Conquering Self-Doubt at Work

High achievers often worry they aren’t qualified to weigh in. Here’s how to get past those self-sabotaging thoughts.

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Stop Hiring for “Cultural Fit”

When you prioritize candidates you “click with,” you run the risk of discriminating against candidates from different backgrounds. Here’s how to change course.

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What’s the Secret Ingredient to Great Mentorship?

It’s not just subject-matter expertise, according to a new study.

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Exhausted by Working from Home? Anxious about Going Back?

Tips from a clinical health psychologist on managing the work-related stressors that may be affecting your mental health.

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Your Professional Development Doesn’t Need to Be Put on Hold

You can still seek out ways to stretch yourself or test out a new career path—even during a pandemic.

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Younger Workers Lose Out When Their Coworkers Delay Retirement

But at fast-growing companies, the outlook is more promising.

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Under Quarantine, It’s Not Marriage-as-Usual

A relationship researcher offers advice for cooped-up couples. Plus, how to preserve your work friendships.

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Take 5: How to Start Off Strong

Tips for plotting your first move, whether you’re negotiating a deal, paying off debt, or starting your workday.

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Podcast: When Teams Mess Up, Who Takes the Fall?

On this episode of The Insightful Leader: how to make sure you’re not blaming the wrong person.

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Podcast: Be Bold and Get What You Want

Done playing it safe? On this episode of The Insightful Leader, a three-time CEO offers advice on how to make difficult requests.

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Take 5: How to Be Prepared for Important Career Moments

Expert advice on getting ready to network, negotiate, or make your case to the CEO.

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Take 5: The Case for Being More Authentic at Work

When done thoughtfully, authenticity can make for more confident, ethical leaders. Here’s how to ensure you’re being your true self.

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Early Career Failures Can Make You Stronger in the Long Run

A study of young scientists who were denied grants provides a striking example of why you should never give up.

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Take 5: What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military

Army colonels share advice on recruiting millennials, managing up, and keeping the broader mission in mind.

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Nobel Prize Winners—They’re Just Like Us!

The career paths of these elite scientists are surprisingly similar to those of their less accomplished peers.

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Take 5: What Business Leaders Can Learn from the Military

Army colonels share advice on recruiting millennials, managing up, and keeping the broader mission in mind.

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Nobel Prize Winners—They’re Just Like Us!

The career paths of these elite scientists are surprisingly similar to those of their less accomplished peers.

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How to Get the Ear of Your CEO—And What to Say When You Have It

Every interaction with the top boss is an audition for senior leadership.

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Ready to Reenter the Workforce? Read This First.

Four suggestions for transitioning back to work after a long break.

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Numeric Performance Reviews Can Be Biased Against Women

The ten-point scale favors men in some situations. But a simple change to the rating system can level the playing field.

Leadership

4 Steps to Becoming a More Self-Aware Leader

Here’s how to hone your emotional intelligence to benefit your team and your career.

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Are You Doing the Work You Were Meant to Do?

It’s never too late to forge your own path. Here are four steps.

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Take 5: How to Kickstart a Successful Career

Young professionals, smart decisions now will open doors for you in the future.

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Podcast: Let Your Purpose Guide Your Career

How to “align your role with your soul.”

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In the Hunt for Top Talent, Don’t Overlook Older Workers

A veteran recruiter shares tips on hiring this valuable, and growing, segment of the labor force.

Policy

How Big Is the Gender Gap in Science Research Funding?

Two new studies look at who wins the prestigious grants and prizes that can make or break a scientist’s career.

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Worried You’re Not Saving Enough for Retirement? Here’s What You Can Do.

An economist offers suggestions for individuals and policymakers to help make retirement more secure.

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How Introverts Can Learn to Love Networking

Four tips for turning this trait into a “networking superpower.”

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Four Ways to Influence Your Bosses without Alienating Them

Here’s how to make your manager look good and become indispensable in the process.

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Podcast: Knock Your Next Business Presentation Out of the Park

From eliminating surprises to setting up the room, the best presenters do a lot more than practice.

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How to Feel Authentic While Building Your Personal Brand

Get beyond clichés like “adaptable” or “self-starter,” and learn to tell meaningful stories about yourself.

Strategy

Who Gets Blamed When a Group Project Goes Wrong?

Here’s why consequences stick to some team members more than others, according to a new study of retracted academic papers.

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Take 5: How to Take Charge of Your Professional Development

Kellogg faculty offer advice for every stage of your career.

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Are Women More Ethical at the Negotiating Table? It’s Complicated.

Plus, how women are judged differently when they break the rules.