After realizing last week that, as a woman, I apologize for nearly everything and to nearly everyone, my first instinct was to ask Google why. I typed the words "why do women," but before I could add "apologize," I was amazed at what Google suggested I ask instead.
The next time you contemplate the content of network television, bear in mind that the companies advertising smart phones, beer, and cheeseburgers are the same companies influencing (and in some cases even dictating) the program's content.
Over the past century, the heartless, no-nonsense CEO has become something of an icon -- and a cliché -- in American society. Hollywood would have us believe that the Machiavellian chief exec is still alive and well. But that's just TV, right?
If you are one of the many professionals still trapped between jobs by circumstances outside your control, or are about to dump the loser job you have now, you should be actively defining and starting your own business, in parallel with looking for that ideal job. Let me explain why this is a win-win deal, no matter what the outcome.
Look, I'm an Olympic fencer, so unless I'm positioning myself to let my unique value proposition shine I'm never going to garner a sponsorship against athletes like Michael Phelps or Shawn Johnson let alone professional athletes in the NBA or NFL.
Nadia is a Multi-Media Producer turned Executive Coach who dramatically improved her own focus and relationship with food through micronutrition, and wanted to help others do the same: she worked with scientists and micronutrient experts to develop the MicroNourish System and online magazine.
Commenting on the state of innovativeness, Peter Thiel, founder of PayPal and legendary Silicon Valley investor, remarked, "We asked for flying cars. Instead, we got a hundred and forty characters." Really, Peter? Who asked for flying cars?
In this ten-minute TEDx York University talk, I recall the simple yet eye-opening bird-feeding experiment that sparked ten years of innovation research to suggest a much-needed shift in our innovation thinking.
The most common question I get from my network is how to grow a reputation in an industry, while also attending to the responsibilities of a full-time job.
Too many businesses are concerned with making money, and not about creating value. Moving into the new era of startups, we are discovering business models that are making not only a financial impact on our economies, but an environmental impact.
This crisis of representation is not an aberration. It is a structural feature of the system of lawyer professionalism we have built, and it will not go away until we build a different way to deliver the benefits of law to people in need of them.
I recently made the leap from the relative comfort and security of the corporate world to running my own business. Oh, the expectations I had for my new life! I knew that when I was finally running my own show, I would be free to work in a way that reflected my true values of kindness, balance and peace - values that often seemed at odds with a successful corporate career.
While studies continue to emerge regarding best practices for employee engagement, one thing is clear; Prevention is effective and has become the nucleus of wellness programs. But how do we ensure the prevention programs we are putting into place will work?
Eight First Nations including the Haisla, the Nak'azdli and Gitxaala Nations have launched a legal challenge against the pipeline on the basis of inadequate consultation.
What's really terrific is the pressure is gone - my job right now is to be a great market connector, and my next career is unfolding as a result. Whether for me that means a portfolio of roles or a full-time assignment remains to be seen.
The new revelations surrounding the Flash Crash of May 6, 2010, once again brought to light an undeniable fact: U.S. regulators desperately need to boost their real-time surveillance capabilities.
Bridget is a project manager for a tech company called Qstream. Her role is essentially to create a strategy to implement technology that has already been purchased in a way that best meets the business needs of the client. She is not in a sales role.
Kate has lived and breathed the therapeutic application of sound for nearly two decades. She has managed numerous centers over the years, trained thousands of therapists on the application of listening therapy, developed guidelines and protocols for listening equipment, and in the process developed a rare level of experience in clinic management.