Categories: Career Advice

Laid Off? Publicize your way into a new job

Posted by: Diane Brady on April 22

Every day brings more news of talented, driven people falling victim to the downturn. When covering the world of publishing, one of my favorite folks to work with has been...

Pat Lencioni on Rediscovering Work

Posted by: Diane Brady on April 02

Here's a guest blog from noted author and consultant Patrick Lencioni: Sometimes when we're in the midst of a major event or a crisis, we don't notice big changes that...

Lessons from an "Involuntary Job Separation"

Posted by: Diane Brady on March 04

You've been fired, cut back, laid off, rendered redundant. So what can you learn from it all, other than the fact that you might have been in the wrong industry...

Great Debaters

Posted by: Diane Brady on January 10

There is only one reference to me (as far as I know) in Wikipedia -- the day I stood up in a floral Laura Ashley dress before a room full...

The Books You Need to Succeed

Posted by: Diane Brady on October 18

We spend a lot of time on this blog, looking at the merits of new books and studies that come our way every week. This time, I want to talk...

How the 'Aha moment' happens

Posted by: Diane Brady on October 01

Strategic intuition--those insights that emerge through thinking rather than emotion--is a hard thing to pin down. Columbia Business School professor William Duggan has just put out an interesting book on...

Manipulating your emotions at work

Posted by: Diane Brady on September 08

Dan Hill of Sensory Logic spoke with me recently for a Video View about his new book on Emotionomics. He talks about facial coding, emotional intelligence, the problem with focus...

How Women Become Leaders

Posted by: Diane Brady on September 07

I was eager to pick up a new book by Alice Eagly and Linda Carli on how women become leaders (called Through the Labyrinth). They choose the word labyrinth as...

Tips on Giving a Speech

Posted by: Diane Brady on June 30

Public speaking seems like one of those skills you either have, or you don't. But it can be learned. Vance Van Petten, executive director of the Producers Guild of America has some bon mots I really like.

Do you communicate like a leader?

Posted by: Diane Brady on June 12

Why do so many people choose to skimp on details? Often, it stems from a leave-the-thinking-to-us mentality that makes managers dispense nuggets to staff on a need-to-know basis.

Signs of a Miserable Job

Posted by: Diane Brady on June 12

Management guru Pat Lencioni literally hopped into BusinessWeek's New York office the other day to talk about the three signs of a miserable job.

Got a New CEO? How to Make the Cut

Posted by: Jena McGregor on May 17

While much of the coverage on CEO turnover has been at the macro-level--why high turnover is happening and what the effects will be--Kevin Coyne speaks to the individual, telling you how to make the cut after the new guy arrives.

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