July 2019 Newsletter

Networking is More (and Less) Than You Think

Sometimes, the most valuable lessons come from the most humbling moments. At least, it was one of those moments that gave FOX NFL reporter Laura Okmin one of her greatest insights in what not to do when networking. As a young reporter, and the first woman to be covering TV news in Alabama, she had gotten to know Charles Barkley, the NBA champion and two-time Olympic gold medalist. “One day, … [ more ]

The Real Road to the C-Suite

There’s an image many of us have of who makes it to the C-Suite: Think square-jawed, 6’4″ tall, Ivy League educated, followed a linear road to success. No mistakes. Right? Well, not exactly. According to a study of 18,000 executives who were finalists for C-Suite positions, conducted by GhSMART, a New York-based executive advisory firm:  45 percent got there after surviving at least one big career blow-up. 33 percent took … [ more ]

Be Brilliant: Play to Your Strengths—with Caroline Webb

Click Play below to listen in your browser. Want to make your brain work for you? Caroline Webb, an economist and former McKinsey partner, discusses proven strategies to have more effective, meaningful experiences at work—and brings the burgeoning field of behavioral science down to earth. Listen in and pick up tips you can use right now to have a better day. Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | … [ more ]

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