Chris Johnston

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Don't Put Your Portfolio On Autopilot For The Next Two Weeks

Prior to the 1982 holiday season, I was having lunch with one of Bank of America’s top pension fund managers, Frank Husic, then at Alliance Capital. (I was the VP in charge of the pension and savings plans’ investments.) When I asked about his holiday plans, he surprised me, saying he would be at …

How To Prepare For 2014 At Work

Whether you have a few days off or you’re working right through the holidays—there are a few things you’ll want to do around the office before 2013 comes to an end.<p>“Sometimes this depends on your industry or job, but I think all professionals–no matter their role–can use this time of worldwide …

Five Life-Changing Lessons From A Year Of Solo Entrepreneurship

Later this month, I’m coming up to my first anniversary as an entrepreneur. Needless to say, I’ve learned a few vital lessons in my 365 days of self-employment that I couldn’t have anticipated when I first struck out on my own. Here’s the hard-won wisdom I plan to take with me into year two and …

The 10 Worst Communication Mistakes For Your Career

“How do you signal to the world you’re leadership material?” asks Sylvia Ann Hewlett, an economist and the founding president of the Center for Talent Innovation (CTI) in New York. “You don’t get a shot at being a leader unless you signal right.”<p>According to a new year-long study of over 4,000 …