March 8 is recognized around the world as International Women’s Day, a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women, while calling for the acceleration of gender parity. This year’s theme, “Be Bold For Change,” may seem simple, yet it still is...

Generate Ideas—Not Stress When you need fresh ideas, it’s time for a brainstorming session. And while some people love them, others dread them, in part because they can be unfocused, sometimes seeming like a free-for-all college dorm rap session. So, as a leader, how do you...

In a world of endless to-do lists, it’s much too easy to skimp on sleep. But if you want to perform at your best at work, getting sufficient slumber is essential, according to the National Sleep Foundation. Sleep can help you: • Concentrate more easily after...

Dear DW, I’ve switched from a full-time on-site schedule to three days a week at home, two in the office. How do I stay productive, stay connected—and make sure my colleagues don’t resent me? Signed, Free but Uneasy Dear Free but Uneasy, Those are all important goals, and can be...

Assume positive intent, in spite of holding opposing views. The 2016 postelection season in the United States has brought an increase in reports of hate speech and bias-based actions. Many people of color and others from diverse communities are feeling unsafe. Those at the intersection of...

Bloomberg’s Agent of Change Two years ago, Erika Irish Brown became the first chief diversity 
officer for the business and financial information and news company Bloomberg. With a background primarily in investment banking and capital markets, she brings a longtime passion for diversity and inclusion to...

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