To prepare for a salary negotiation at one former job, Lauren Chilcote consulted a hostage negotiator. She read Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss, a former international kidnapping expert for the
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To build something distinctive in the marketplace, you first have to build something distinctive in the workplace. The author argues that “shocking rules” are a building block of a powerful culture. In
Narcissism is no stranger to the boardroom. Famous CEOs such as Steve Jobs, Elizabeth Holmes, and Travis Kalanick have all been pegged as possessing narcissistic personality traits. And there are many
When California lawmakers passed a worker-protection bill essentially requiring Uber and Lyft to treat drivers as employees, it was thanks in part to a little-known group called Rideshare Drivers United.
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Everyone works remotely at software-development company GitLab, even its CEO As collaboration tools improve, letting distant teammates work together seamlessly, some are questioning whether an office necessary.