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10 communications errors that are ruining your career

Everyone knows communication is key to a productive relationship—and yet everyone makes communication mistakes.<p>It’s all too common to send an email …

Public Relations

12 Leadership Lessons from Alex Gorsky, CEO of Johnson & Johnson

EMBA student Robert Chen, WG’19, an executive coach at Exec|Comm in New York City, highlights takeaways about leadership from Alex Gorsky, WG’96, CEO …

Leadership

Ask The CMO: Diana O'Brien On Marketing As A Vehicle Of Empathic-Driven Transformation

The world has changed rapidly in recent times, and most of those changes have been catalyzed by some form of digital transformation. Many look at marketing driven transformation through two distinct lenses: creative and technology. Few however, have the vision to understand the critical …

How To Build A Work Culture That Appeals To All Generations, From Millennials, To Gen Z And Beyond

“People picked on my generation. People picked on my fathers’ generation. People are picking on this generation, and I think it’s wrong,” says Scott McGohan, CEO at McGohan Brabender, a company that provides employee benefit consulting, compliance, and health risk management.<p>“We have to understand …

Team Building

Let's Change Our Perception Of Employee Engagement

Of the many skills today’s business leaders must possess, perhaps the most vital is the ability to “read the signs” — to adapt to changes, the future and threats that may affect their business.<p>Often, these efforts focus on external factors, such as the rapid pace of technology and cybersecurity. …

The 5 best pieces of advice I got last year from CEOs and execs

Now is the time of year where you're ready to reinvent yourself. 2018 is a fresh start.<p>That means you're likely most receptive to advice right now. Watch out. There's good advice and there's also plenty of bad advice out there.<p>I've been the recipient of both. Usually your inner radar helps you sift …

Simon Sinek explains why you should be the last to speak in a meeting

Leadership expert Simon Sinek has made a career out of explaining what makes good leaders great ones. When it comes to meetings, he has one big piece …

Public Speaking

The 12 biggest issues IT faces today

When CIOs aren’t being overwhelmed by data, they’re wondering who’s securing it. They’re dealing with the pressure of cutting costs while trying to …

Viacom Acquires Whosay, Influencer-Marketing Firm Incubated by CAA

Viacom has acquired influencer-marketing company Whosay, in a bid to bulk up its ability to sell social-media campaigns to advertisers and …

Public Relations

5 Ways for Influencers to Leverage Pinterest’s Smart Feed Algorithm

If you’ve been thinking of Pinterest as a social platform similar to Instagram or Facebook, it’s probably time to adjust your influencer marketing …

Social Media

Retail workers' jobs are transforming as shoppers' habits change

With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers — well, not always.<p>The retail industry is being radically reshaped by technology, and nobody feels that disruption more starkly than 16 million American shelf stockers, salespeople, cashiers and other …

HR Departments Must Urgently Become Human Capital Departments

“Human resources is not your friend. It’s there to protect the company.” <i>What did she say?</i> I thought my friend was making a joke based on my recent articles why CEOs should be losing sleep over the state of their human resource departments. That they are often neither human nor resourceful and need …

Human Resources