Experience and Young Executives

5 Things Older Employees Can Learn From Younger Executives

The cards seem stacked for failure when a team of 50 to 60-year-olds learn they’re reporting to a 30-year-old manager brought in from the...

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How Fragile Is Freedom This Year?

I’m not the only one asking this question. A startling message came through to me on Facebook a few weeks ago—even before the Steve Scalise...

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Strategies for Conducting Interviews

3 Interview Questions to Hire the Best Candidates

In the early days, I definitely made my share of bad hires: The employee who stole equipment. The salesperson who never made a sale. The woman...

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Speaking and Presenting Techniques

Are You Telling a Story––or an Anecdote?

No, it’s not just you. You’re not just imagining that half the blogs and books you’ve read in the last few years have urged you to learn to...

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Practicing Cyber Safety

Cybersecurity: So Much Time, So Little Progress

As I read of the latest cyberattack, the worst in history, involving hospitals, shipping systems, and corporations in more than 150 countries, I...

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Handling Strong Personalities

How to Handle a Know-It-All

Know-it-alls walk the halls at every level—from the basement to the executive floor. It’s not their title or expertise that’s the problem. Most...

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