Madhu Ganesh

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The 17 Hottest Jobs For Recent College Graduates

New college graduates can still find jobs if they know where to look.<p>The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects 8.5 million job openings in occupations that typically require a bachelors degree from 2010 to 2020. Business, education, and computer science have among the most opportunities, though there …

17 Ways Successful People Keep Work From Destroying Their Lives

While balancing work and life might not be easy early in one's career, figuring it out is necessary to lifelong satisfaction.<p>We've rounded up ways CEOs and other leaders find balance, stay sharp, stay happy, and don't burn out.

Why You Should Try to Be a Morning Person

<i>Warning: In this post, I'm going to convince you to try your hand at being a morning person. And I'm going to throw in a free ebook to help my …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

How to Take Notes Like an Alpha-Geek (Plus: My $2,600 Date + Challenge)

I take notes like some people take drugs.<p>There is an eight-foot stretch of shelves in my house containing nothing but full notebooks.<p>Some would call …

When Is It a Good Idea to Bring Back Your Old CEO?

In recent weeks both J.C. Penney and Procter & Gamble replaced a sitting CEO with his predecessor. This back-to-the-future approach to succession isn’t common — and surely most company boards aren’t seeking to make it so. After all, returning the reins to a former leader smacks of desperation and …

A Futurist Looks at the Future of Marketing

Digital marketing is evolving as fast as any other medium on our tablets, smartphones, Google Glass and beyond. To learn about what the future may bring to this marketing genre, we reached out to Gerd Leonhard, an author, strategic advisor, CEO of TheFuturesAgency, and someone whom <i>The Wall Street</i> …

How to Brand a “Useless” Degree

Graduation season is upon us — and that means approximately 700,000 U.S. students will be receiving master’s degrees and another 150,000 or so will be getting their doctorates. For some, the path forward is clear: the math experts will be snapped up by hedge funds, the software engineers will have …

Truths for Our Daughters

As a senior professional in financial services — an industry with comparatively few women in the executive ranks — I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about why there aren’t more women at the top-most levels of companies. I’ve read the studies and heard the theories that women don’t network well; …

A Business Model for Bangladesh

The death of over 800 people in the collapse of Rana Plaza, a building with garment factories in Bangladesh, spurred widespread outrage over working conditions in offshore factories. In the search for blame, many commentators point to the absence of building codes, lack of workplace safety rules, …

The Graduation Advice We Wish We’d Been Given

<i>In this time of hope and decorative mortarboards, we reached out to some of our favorite writers, asking them: What do graduates really need to know about the world of work? Their answers are below.</i><p><b>Heidi Grant Halvorson</b> <br>Associate director for the Motivation Science Center at the Columbia University …