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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.

Get the Job Flexibility You Want

Many adults would happily take a pay cut to telecommute or have flexible hours. But you shouldn’t sacrifice pay for flexibility – it comes down to knowing how and when to negotiate these benefits.

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...

Key Communication Techniques to Achieve Personal and Business Success

The ability to communicate effectively is absolutely key for personal and business success, and for women, it’s especially important.

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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.

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...

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.)

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.

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.