As newer platforms like Slack and Microsoft Teams begin taking root, companies are beginning to rethink their reliance on email By Sheryl Nance-Nash Remember back in the 1990s when email was the best thing since penicillin? It brought the convenience of putting your thoughts together day or night...

COVID-19 forced leaders to quickly learn how to balance empathy for their staff while continuing to achieve results When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived, Salene Hitchcock-Gear, president of Individual Life Insurance at Prudential Financial, recalls thinking, “‘We’ve got to do something, we’ve got to do it really quickly,...

More companies are taking a hard look at their own practices—and some are leading the charge for change. Traditionally, companies have generally avoided speaking out on thorny issues like racial justice, gender discrimination, or the environment. That is, until the recent political, racial, and social reckoning in...

If women in the workplace are warm and nurturing, they are considered too soft. But when they lead with a take-charge attitude, they may be labeled too aggressive. Tho Bella Dinh-Zarr, a former vice chair and acting chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board, shares a perfect...

  What are the success secrets of the largest generation in the workforce today? By Ruchika Tulshyan It took Leen Kawas, the 32-year-old CEO of M3 Biotechnology, plenty of fortitude to raise her first million dollars for her biotechnology start-up. “I kept getting told that as a woman,...

Today, “hard skills” are all the rage. However, hiring for the so-called soft skills can be just as critical for ensuring success. By Sheryl Nance-Nash When it comes to hiring, you know that you’re looking for a particular set of skills and qualities, whether degrees from Ivy League...

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