Whether you use "I don't know" or "I can't say," be ready: what happens next is... awkwardness. At a minimum, you've just broken the unspoken social norm that conversational questions are to be answered, not avoided.
You just got the job offer you have been waiting for. A sense of relief floods over you that your long search may finally be over. No more uncertainty or sleepless nights. After your initial excitement wears off, it's time to seriously consider their offer. You would have to be crazy not to take it, right?
This morning, I formally offered my resignation as President of College Democrats of America (CDA). My proudest moment in the three years I have served within CDA comes today as I step aside knowing that the organization I love so dearly is on course for positive and productive change.
In the past several years, I've begun to see social media in a different light. Sure it's a way to stay connected with friends and family. That's it's primary purpose. However, I believe that there are some surprising reasons that leaders should be on and should actively use social media.
I recently attended my 30th high school reunion. It seems like just yesterday Wham!, Madonna and Chaka Khan were topping the music charts, typing class was required, and Ronald Reagan was president.
When we launched Lesson.ly, a for-profit company, we also started a non-profit called The First Fund. The First Fund works with ...
Being a leader is not a title held only by the smartest and the fittest. Sadly most people, especially women, don't see themselves as leaders simply because they don't manage a company, organization or teams of people. However, those same people are parents, partners, volunteers, family members, and friends. All of those roles have a leadership component to them one way or another.
When your boss is not looking out for your best interests or the company's, it is time to go "transparent rogue" -- and do the right thing.
I want to let you in on a business coaching secret - simple scorecards not only give you meaningful feedback, but more importantly, they automatically...
Should Adam choose to pursue a STEM career, his leadership skill-building experiences will help give him the competitive edge that will put his resume at the top of the pile. In the meantime, we can't wait to see him back at Camp Invention next summer!
Fill the room with critical spirits and you can watch the creative oxygen leave the room. At the very least, no one is really listening. After a little while, no one is really talking either.
Have you ever worked with an awesome product manager? If so, you know that she set the vision for the product and managed the day-to-day activities of the team. She was at the epicenter of every decision and knew all the cross-functional team members like they were family. She managed the "whole" product.
You know the days when potato chips or some other junk food are your dinner and you're ready to be sick afterward. Can you relate? So, what three simple steps do I follow that have helped me de-stress and thrive both at work and in my personal life? Here they are.
The technology we're developing today is exponentially more capable and powerful than the tech of just a few years ago. The advancements we're going to see in the next few years, and over the coming decades, will be giant steps compared to what we've been able to achieve thus far.
Todd McKinnon is the CEO and co-founder of Okta. Okta is an integrated identity management and mobility management service that securely and simply co...
A record number of viewers tuned into last week's Republican debate. While prior to the latest contest Donald Trump had steadily held a significant lead, many pundits agree that after an intense three-hour match, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina dominated the floor, emerging as the number-two candidate not far behind Trump.