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Forget MBAs, the Executive MBA is the new black

I have started my Executive MBA at the University of Chicago Booth London campus and can tell you that life is not easy right now. However, despite the difficulties, the EMBA is the best option.

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Shaming, Threats, Ingratiation and Promises: Contentious Tactics in the Workplace

It was at the tail end of another long, hard day in the office when I received an unexpected call from head office in South Korea. I picked up the phone and heard an angry male voice.

Overworked and Underappreciated at Work? Here’s Your Survival Guide.

Have you ever felt like you were being taken advantage of at work? Well, welcome to corporate America. Your company is likely more interested than the bottom line than your happiness.

5 Conversation Tools for Nurturing Your Relationship With a Mentor

We’ve all longed for a classic mentor-mentee relationship at some point in our careers. We want someone who is savvy and seasoned. We want her to provide the perfect insights and career advice that...

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A Conversation with Carolina Herrera

“Fashion is really all about how one feels and the confidence you project to the world.” Carolina Herrera’s singular stature stems from having become an entrepre...

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5 Things I Didn't Realize About Leadership

Oftentimes, you are able to see and make sense of things after the moment has passed. As someone who is passionate about leadership and change, these are topics I naturally reflect on.

“Trust me.”  Um…Let Me Get Back to You on That.

If I don’t trust you, why should I forge a relationship or do business with you? Really. Why should I? Actually, ask yourself that question.

12 Wild Phases of Entrepreneurship: What's Yours and What's Next?

Euphoric super fans tout entrepreneurship as the best thing since the iPhone. Others describe it as a never-ending slog of busywork. The truth lies somewhere in the middle.

5 Hidden Messages in Our Complaints

People often wonder how an executive coach deals with complaints day in and day out. Well, first of all, most clients spend their time NOT complaining. Most are focused on creating new and powerful...

The Reverse Mentorship

If you’re ambitious, your career path will include plenty of sharp inclines, difficult decisions and mines buried in the road. Learning the hard way is the road most travelled, but the path can be ...

Why so blue?

Ah, language…it can be bland, clinical, exotic, florid and any number of other adjectives. I’ve noticed a lot of online communications, blogs and articles tend to go blue more often than appropriate.

Strategic Information Security for Today

As the CEO you are asking "I know we have a security program. But is it enough to protect my business?" That is a valid question.