• 8 Things I Wish I Knew about Business and Careers When I Was 22

    The 10th Anniversary edition of my first book, the bestselling, “They Don’t Teach Corporate in College.” I’ve learned a ton about what works and what doesn’t in the business world. Some recent insights.

  • 4 Ways Women Hold Themselves Back

    People like to blame childbearing and childrearing for the fact that there aren’t more women in executive-level positions.

  • 5 Ways to Screw Up Valentine’s Day at the Office

    It’s time for everyone’s favorite Hallmark holiday. On the surface, the big V-day seems like one of the

  • Colleagues Shutting You Out? Proceed with Caution

    Do you remember being at your locker in high school and standing 5 feet away from a tightly

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  • Are Generational Differences Going Away?

    It started with a survey. A couple of years ago I worked with the Career Advisory Board, a

  • 4 Career Lessons from Healthcare.gov

    Ever since I gave a webinar about the Affordable Care Act (informally known as Obamacare) earlier this year,

  • 7 Business Lessons from Get Smart and Agent 86

    The TV show Get Smart was created by Mel Brooks and Buck Henry and ran for five seasons: 1965

  • 7 Ways to Wreck Employee Morale During the Holidays

    In many workplaces, the holiday season is prime time for initiatives meant to boost employee morale – bonuses,

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  • 5 Things to Do When Clients Don’t Listen

    As a consultant, I’ve often made recommendations to my clients that were not acted upon. Sometimes the client

  • 10 Funniest Workplace Gift Debacles

    We’re now officially in the holiday season — which in workplaces is also the season of workplace gift