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The Critical Role Of Leadership In Driving Social Innovation

<i>Editor’s Note: Katherine Pickus is head of global citizenship and policy at Abbott and vice president of the company’s foundation, the Abbott Fund. Ms. Pickus works in countries around the world to create innovative collaborations with governments and NGOs that positively impact some of the world’s</i> …

Are You Ready To Manage? 8 Questions To Ask Yourself

As you envision the future of your career, you probably see yourself rising to the top of your team. You’ll be so great at your job that, eventually, you’ll be offered a bump in salary, a big office, and a shiny new title that commands respect: Manager.<p>But moving into leadership isn’t solely about …

How Different Are Female And Male Entrepreneurs? Susan Sobbott, President Of American Express OPEN, Weighs In

In my work with female entrepreneurs, and as an entrepreneur myself, I’ve observed a number of key differences between men and women in their goals, approach, and style in launching and running their own businesses. Some of these differences appear helpful to women, and some are not.<p>I recently …

What To Do When You Hate Your Job

With so few jobs available during the recession, plenty of U.S. workers were holding on for dear life to ones they had--even if they were miserable. But now that things are improving, people who hate their work might be more inclined to do something about it.

Why Aggressive Women Can't Win At Work (And How To Deal)

You’re in an executive meeting. The guy to your left stands, pounds his fist on the table and barks about whatever he thinks matters. “He’s so passionate about our business!” somebody comments, almost in awe. The next guy, the one across the table, adds his two cents, nearly shouting in …

The Wholehearted Life: Oprah Talks to Brené Brown

When I first meet Brené Brown at Harpo Studios, where she's come to tape an episode of "Super Soul Sunday," I feel as if I'm reuniting with a …

Marie Forleo: How She Grew Her Brand To Oprah Status

Marie Forleo is a marketing and lifestyle expert and a bestselling author. Through her popular website, marieforleo.com, she reaches over 190,000 readers in 191 countries worldwide. She also leads dynamic training programs that teach individuals to succeed in business and life. Marie is the author …

Career Advice To My Daughter On Graduation Day

<i>On Sunday, my youngest daughter, Juliana, will graduate from George Washington University with a bachelor of science degree in public health. She will then start a job as executive director of Volunteers on Call, a nonprofit based in Greenwich, Conn., that promotes volunteerism and philanthropy.</i> …

You're Never Too Young To Be A Leader

Most people near the starts of their careers aren't typically thought of as leaders in the workplace. Not only do they inhabit a low spot in the office hierarchy and lack experience and skills, but also many are too timid and insecure to assume a leadership role. But with the right attitude, an …

Get Noticed! Four Easy Steps to Climbing the Corporate Ladder

As a board member on dozens of companies, the CEO of several firms, and an executive on many more, I have spent countless hours behind closed doors with fellow leaders discussing what employee should be promoted within the company. Have you ever walked by a conference room and wished you were a fly …