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My Jaw-Dropped, Ah-Ha Manager Moment

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

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...

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...

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.

Career Curveballs: Doing the Job When No One Thinks You Can

By Sallie Krawcheck I often joke that I was offered the position of Director of Research of Sanford Bernstein after all of the other analysts said no to the job. This, however, is not strictly...

The One Key Difference Between Massive Success and A Face Plant

I have received a number of questions about what drove the difference between successes and my front-page-of-the-newspaper firings. it wasn't what you might think; it was having a sponsor.

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...