When it’s time to go back to the office, will it still be there?

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal. Someday,” Wall Street Journal reporters Dana Mattioli and Konrad Putzier write, “the coronavirus pandemic will release its grip on our lives and we will return to the workplace.” But will the workplace as we know it still be there? Opportunity to rethink the way they do business The coronavirus… More

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I’ve worked from home for 22 years. Here’s what I’ve learned.

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to unfold globally with over a million confirmed cases as of this writing, a great number of individuals are choosing to or being forced into working remotely from home. Many of these employees have never worked remotely before, and many companies have a limited… More

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Nine ways to make work your work day better

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal. We live in anxious times, and perhaps the biggest contributing factor to this anxiety is our work lives. The American Psychological Association (APA), in 2017, found exactly this when they set out to identify the sources of anxiety. An APA survey found that 61 percent of respondents identified work… More

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The rise of the outsider CEO

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal There are many things about business and recruiting that do not change year to year. But Wall Street Journal business columnist John D. Stoll writes in this column about one clearly demonstrable and important change: More and more companies are turning to the world outside of their respective companies… More

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“Feel the force”: Gut instinct, not data, is the thing

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal. With the rapid ascent of data in corporate decision-making, is there any room left for managerial discretion? Absolutely, Wall Street Journal business columnist John D. Stoll writes in this column. At least in part this is because data is valuable but imperfect. Stoll cites Google chief decision scientist Cassie… More

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Among today’s most prized leadership qualities: Playing nicely

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal. The rise to the top of a corporation, as nearly any corporate executive can attest, is hugely competitive. The reality is that, when it comes to securing CEO roles, there are vastly greater numbers of aspirants than there are openings. Logic dictates that this competitiveness might lead some aspirants… More

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The Hot New Channel for Reaching Real People: Email

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal with Christopher Mims. What was old is new again. With emails, companies do not depend on gatekeepers to reach their addressees. While Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter remain popular social media outlets for corporations, recent privacy concerns and complexities with each platform’s algorithms have many companies once again seeing great… More

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The Art of the Public Divorce Announcement

Viewed in The Wall Street Journal with Elizabeth Bernstein. This Wall Street Journal article tackles the reality of the 21st century marriage: As much as prominent executives, like all of us, take our marital vows expecting them to be for life, the reality of divorce statistics force us to address the reality that not all marriages… More

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