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If (And When) Your Career Stalls, Reinvent Yourself

Has your career stalled? If it hasn’t yet, it likely will.<p>Don’t take that personally. Career stalls happen to some of the most capable people in business.<p>Here’s the good news: A career stall doesn’t have to be catastrophic. In fact, a temporary career stall can provide the ideal launch pad to a …

Leadership

15 Favorite Interview Questions to Completely Disarm Job Candidates (in a Really Good Way)

We asked readers for their favorite interview questions -- and we weren't disappointed.<p>Maybe your favorite interview question is one of the most common interview questions. Maybe it's one of the most common behavioral interview questions. Or maybe you have a less conventional interview question you …

These Psychologists May Have Cracked the Code to Motivating Employees (and Retaining Them)

Spoiler: it's not about money<p>Did you know 66% of millennials plan to leave their current employer by 2020? Or that 72% of CEOs are worried about their ability to attract and retain talent with the right skills? These are just a few of the startling statistics facing today's small business owners, …

Western Union CEO: Moving Money Is About Connecting People

Hikmet Ersek knows how to tell a good story. And as CEO of Western Union, storytelling is how he explains to employees the company’s mission and …

Personality Assessment: Helping Leaders Blame Less, Help More

Personality assessments spur "aha!" moments that can strengthen your team and your business. What's your personality type?<p><i>Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, DiSC Profile</i><i>,</i> <i>StrengthsFinder,</i> <i>Kolbe Index--have you utilized a personality assessment in your business?</i> <i>With multiple ways to identify our</i> …

7 Ways Successful CEOs Improve the Performance of Their Teams

Here are some of the techniques top CEOs use to maximize the performance of employees throughout their organizations<p>A company's performance is highly dependent on the performance of its teams. Hence, as CEOs and managers prepare for the new business year, I thought I would share some tips for …

These cities in California’s East Bay are raking in venture capital

Most Americans have never heard of Emeryville, California. Those who have probably know it as a place where they got stuck on a traffic-clogged stretch of highway overlooking a giant IKEA.<p>Yet Emeryville, a largely concrete-surfaced city covering all of two square miles, has a lot more …

San Francisco

Newlyweds Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski Welcome Their First Baby!

From newlyweds to new parents! After recently dropping the bomb that they're officially a Mr. and Mrs., Amanda Seyfried and Thomas Sadoski have sent our hearts aflutter yet again. (Can we get a bit of a warning next time, you guys?) The pair just shared that they have welcomed their first child …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to new anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Biology