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Apple's Luca Maestri named most admired Fortune 500 CFO

The survey, which was conducted by Model N, revealed that 24 percent of the C-level executives it surveyed listed Maestri as most admired, with over …

Aamir Khan invited to Harvard Business School

After having a stupendously successful <i>PK</i>, Aamir Khan will now move to Harvard Business School.<p>Aamir Khan has added another feather in his cap. The …

Harvard Business School students list the best and worst parts of their experience there

What do Harvard Business School students really think of the place?<p>An informal survey by the MBA student newspaper, <i>The Harbus</i>, has a rather counter-intuitive answer. Only 51% of the responding students consider themselves "extremely likely" to recommend the MBA program to a friend or colleague.<p>That …

Harvard professor: you need fights to get innovation in the workplace

Harvard Business School professor Linda Hill has studied companies such as Google and Pixar and says a manager must allow conflict.<p><b>Professor Linda Hill</b> knows about leadership and innovation.<p>For a start she is chair of the Leadership Initiative at Harvard Business School.<p>She has also visited and …

What to Do When Your Colleague Comes Out as Transgender

By now, many professionals have openly gay colleagues at work, including the 66,000 U.S. employees of Apple, whose CEO, Tim Cook, famously became the first Fortune 500 CEO to come out last October. But far fewer people have had the experience of working with an openly transgender colleague (i.e., …

LGBTQI

Get More Done by Focusing Less on Work

Photo by Andrew Nguyen<p>When people want to get more done at work, they double down on the time they put into their jobs. They adopt a new productivity approach, stay at the office late, work weekends, revamp to-do lists, and try to cram more into every day. But what if the secret to performing …

Management

Pronouns Matter when Psyching Yourself Up

Some people seem to have an amazing ability to stay rational no matter what. They efficiently make good, clear decisions while the rest of us waste energy doing things like panicking about upcoming tasks, ruminating pointlessly, or refusing to move on from our failures. Those cool-headed …

Psychology

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

How to Protect Your Time Without Alienating Your Network

It’s a law of nature: the further you rise, the more people will make demands on your time. Some of those requests are self-interested: the informational interview, the job advice, the request for a connection, a recommendation letter, or angel funding. Others may be quite beneficial to you: the …

Interest Rates

Who CIOs should follow on Twitter: 20 recommendations for IT pros

The people you choose to follow on Twitter can entirely change your Twitter experience. For CIOs and other IT leaders, we believe a healthy dose of …