In the information economy, high performers aren’t just being hired by companies to manage the business. High performers are the business. In their new book Talent Wins, co-authors Dominic Barton of McKinsey
DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational
If you’ve ever chatted with a Google Home device, you know how frustrating it is to be told “I’m sorry, I don’t know how to help with that yet.” Read Next: Google Assistant routines – all you need to Luckily
Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power you
This past May, Melinda Chu started a job as account director at IW Group, a marketing agency focused on the Asian-American and multicultural demographics and part of the Interpublic Group of companies.
Spider silk transformed into fiber for tissue reconstruction; paper that conducts electricity; renewable diesel fuel; and new techniques for regenerating aging or diseased skin. These are just a handful
“We have a great culture.” We have all heard it. We have all said it. But what does that mean? Ping-Pong tables, free meals, and beer on tap? No. Yoga, CrossFit classes, and massage chairs? I so need but
How AI is changing the hiring process. I am trying to fill animated balloons with water without them bursting. I watch my laptop screen with laser focus, rapping the space bar as soon as a green dot appears.
A common refrain I hear from professionals who are climbing in their careers and starting to get more visibility in their companies is that they do not know how to effectively present to the C-Suite and
A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming. It’s
A basic grounding in the principles and practices around artificial intelligence (AI), automation and cognitive systems is something which is likely to become increasingly valuable, regardless of your
Once upon a time, surveys were a staple for every leader to solicit feedback and every company to assess engagement. But now, surveys are starting to look like diesel trucks collecting dust in the age
The Buddhist monk who went viral as 'the happiest man in the world' says you can learn to meditate in 5 minutes at a time
• Matthieu Ricard, 71, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk who has been practicing meditation since his 20s.• Ricard has used his unlikely fame to teach others how to hone what he calls the "skill" of happiness.•
For many high-achieving professionals, the ultimate career goal is to become a chief executive officer. While anyone who climbs the corporate ladder or starts their own company can hold this title, it
• A manager at IBM shares the top 11 questions candidates ask that make her want to hire them.• Asking the right questions shows that you are engaged and committed to the interview process.• You should
Promoting from within is a valuable retention strategy. With opportunities for advancement, employees will be open to new challenges and responsibilities. It also prevents top talent from jumping ship.