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My Jaw-Dropped, Ah-Ha Manager Moment

My Jaw-Dropped, Ah-Ha Manager Moment by Sallie Krawcheck...

The Road Not Taken: Forget Your 'Plan B' Career. You'll Need a Strong 'Plan D'.

This article was originally posted on LinkedInBy Sallie KrawcheckLois Lane. I wanted to be Lois Lane. Or, better yet, Mary Richards.I was a journalism major at UNC but had taken a several-year det...

7 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission

7 Steps to Finding Your Professional Mission...

The More Distressing, Less Noticed Message from Microsoft CEO Nadella

Originially featured on LinkedInBy Sallie KrawcheckIf you’ve read any business news in the past few days, you’re aware of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s advice (and subsequent apology) to women no...

Beyond Lean In: How to Achieve the Very Real Business Advantages of Diversity

by Sallie KrawcheckIn last week's news: The NFL bumbles through its reaction to charges of domestic abuse by its players. The Census Bureau announces that women are now paid 78 cents for every doll...

Behind the Scenes: How to Move From Corporate Exec to Entrepreneur

By Sallie KrawcheckThis post is part of a series in which Influencers go behind the scenes to explain in detail one aspect of their work. Read all the stories here and write your own (please...

The Mistakes Rookie Managers Make When They Fire Someone

By Sallie KrawcheckIf you go into management, chances are pretty good that at some point you’re going to fire someone. Maybe the fit isn’t right, the work quality isn’t there, the mistakes have add...

Queen Bee, RIP....and Why It's Great for Business

By Sallie KrawcheckI’ve worked with some terrific women during my career. But I’ve also been “Queen Bee’d,”University of Colorado study that showed that women and people of color who advocate for w...

My Secrets to Resilience

By Sallie KrawcheckIn the early days of your career, success may be driven by how smart or clever you are. But before very long, success is driven by how resilient you are. Given how quickly busine...

Sure-Fire Strategies for Career Mediocrity

We all know who they are: the folks who aren’t going anywhere... certainly not out, but probably also not up much either. They play to “not lose” and work to avoid failure.

Productivity Hacks: Why 4 a.m. Is the Best Time to Work

For me, the most precious commodity in business is time. And I find I am most productive when I balance time that I spend with others with blocks of time during which I can think and write.

10 Ways to Improve Your Company's Diversity Results

Ok, you understand the importance of diversity in your company. You’ve likely seen the research that points to better business results.