Creating strong teams at Zurich North America By Kimberly Olson Early in Brian Little’s career, conversations with senior leaders caused something to click. “What I really liked at that time was being able to talk to a CEO or CFO,” he says. “I enjoyed learning about their...

by Trudy Bourgeois Millennials. I recently read a quote about millennials by futurist Mal Fletcher that struck a chord with me. He said, “Millennials aspire to marry the blue skies thinking of the boomers with the grassroots mind-set of Gen X.” Sounds amazing, huh? It sounds amazing...

[caption id="attachment_6836" align="alignleft" width="216"] Businesspeople in elevator[/caption] It used to be that you only needed an elevator pitch if you were actually pitching something—a project, a start-up, yourself as a job candidate. But these days, as every workplace gets more entrepreneurial and networking becomes more important,...

Back in the mid-’90s, buyers of business books were scrambling to understand how the Internet and the tech-centric culture of Silicon Valley would transform their work lives. Amid all the turbulence and change, they were also ready to laugh at dysfunctional workplaces: not one, but...

by Katherine Griffin In recent years, studies have shown that, contrary to conventional belief, multitasking isn’t efficient. Our brains can’t truly handle more than one thing at once, and the microseconds spent switching between tasks actually diminish our focus. So how to resist the temptation to multitask?...

by Katherine Griffin Women of color are more likely than Caucasian women to want to be a C-suite executive—yet are much less likely to reach that goal. That’s one of several discouraging findings from a 2016 LeanIn.org/McKinsey & Co. report on women in the workforce. The research...

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