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What You Need To Know To Get Ahead

What are the secrets of successful business leaders? What does it take to get ahead? We heard from two successful women about the highs and lows of being the boss and what it takes to get there.

A Simple Way to Get a Handle on a Company's Culture

By Sallie Krawcheck A fit with a company’s culture is of huge importance to an individual’s success. But the interview process is a bit like speed-dating, with only superficial impressions pos...

ON THE EDGE with Alison Levine and Sallie Krawcheck

Alison Levine has climbed Mt Everest, not once, but twice! She has also conquered the seven highest peaks around the world, called a Grand Slam, all after the age of 30.

What Winning Companies Get... And Others Won't

We are in a bull market for advice to women on how to get ahead in their companies. For most of my career, I lived it. I worked in some of the most male of companies (ok, I never worked for Twitter.)

Finding The Right Mentor

“Lack of a formal mentor” is often listed as a reason why women are less successful than men. And while there are many benefits to both having and being a m...

How I Hire: You Can't Build a Team With All Point Guards

Ask the question “How do you hire?” and you most often get an answer that concludes with “and that’s how I find the best person for the job.” That's not how I hire.

12 Steps to Financial Organization

When it comes to organizing our finances, we typically have good intentions. But then, as it often does, “life” somehow manages to get in the way.

Give And Take: Why Helping Others Drives Our Success

Why do some people rise to the top, while others sink to the bottom? In today’s dramatically reconfigured world, success is increasingly dependent on how we interact with others.

5 Leadership Types: Which One Are You?

Some people don't see themselves as born leaders, but everyone has the potential to be one. The trick is in finding a leadership style that suits your personality. Though there are as many leadersh...

10 Tips For Taking The Back-To-Work Plunge

Women have long struggled to strike that perfect balance between their professional and personal lives– especially those with children. Too often, women “opt out” of the work force after starting a...

The (Im)possible Role of the Social Media Manager

So, your team finally understands the importance of social media-- and you've got plans to listen, respond, and engage with your community. But where does social live? Is it cross functional?

My New Rule for Success

I have always tried to be an “A student.” Work hard, complete assignments, pay attention to details...and good things follow. For most of professional life, this “rule” worked extremely well.