April Goodman Cook

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Why Empathy Is Your Most Important Skill (and How to Practice It)

TL;DR: Empathy is the most important skill you can practice. It will lead to greater success personally and professionally and will allow you to …

Emotional Intelligence

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

5 Visions For The Consumer Products Of 2030

Bathroom fixtures that monitor your health while you do your business? Check. Kids’ sneakers that harvest their energy? Sure. Here are the futuristic gadgets you’ll be buying in 15 years.<p>Consumer trends change quickly, but what’s happening in the world today can provide signals for what’s to come …

The Most Undervalued Leadership Traits Of Women

It’s impossible to respect, value and admire great leadership if you can’t identify what makes a leader great. Because of this, the identity crisis I have written about that exists in today’s workplace is something that women leaders in particular have been facing for much too long. While the tide …

To Succeed in 2014, Diversify or Die

U.S. executives forecast growth in 2014, but diversifying and new tools will be critical to getting there.<p>The year ahead is all about diversifying, diversifying, diversifying as many of you prepare to hire and grow--or so says a new survey of U.S. CEOs.<p>For its annual global CEO survey, …

CEOs

Marketing Disruptors To Watch In 2014

Moving into 2014, there are companies and emerging sectors that we as marketers should keep our eyes on. While some already boast tens or even hundreds of billion-dollar market caps, they continue to innovate in unexpected ways. Conversely, where others are unproven, they still warrant attention …

‘Walmart’s Worst Nightmare’ Is Expanding Massively

WinCo Foods is pushing into one of the country’s hottest grocery store markets, Texas—and the competition is quaking in their boots.<p>This week, WinCo …