It doesn’t matter if you live north, south, east or west. It’s been a long, hard winter. One of the longest, hardest winters in recent memory, in fact. Along with chapped skin, frostbitten fingers, slushy streets and salt-crusted sidewalks, the result has been an epidemic of seasonal affectiv… read more
What’s the difference between an HR practitioner and an HR leader? Our expert has identified 12 traits, and here are two.
By John Schierer
Yesterday, human resources (HR) supported the business. Tomorrow, however, HR will drive it. In fact, a 2012 survey by HR consultancy KPMG found that 59 perce… read more
Negative behaviors can be just as infectious as the flu—and just as harmful. Here’s the cure:
By Eric Holtzclaw
Cold and flu season is still upon us, and many offices are encouraging their employees to get flu shots to keep sickness from impacting company productivity. Your employees, how… read more
For Under Armour CFO Brad Dickerson, an uncertain career move turned out to be the perfect fit.
By J.L Greene
Back in 2004, Brad Dickerson believed joining Under Armour would be a step back for his career. In fact, he turned down two interviews before finally relenting. Having worked in the Finance fi… read more
It’s management, according to Marc Washington, CFO of Beachbody. He explains why the best finance executives act more like businesspeople than bankers.
By Stephanie Harris
With a background in business, Marc Washington was not your traditional Chief Financial Officer (CFO). But his w… read more
Having landed his dream job, Arizona Diamondbacks CFO Tom Harris offers tips for getting yours.
By Nancy Flagg
Most red-blooded Americans would jump at the chance to work in major league sports. Tom Harris had the opportunity, took the leap and has never looked back. For 19 years, he has served as Chi… read more
Former swimmer and military officer Greg Freiberg went from backstrokes to barracks to boardrooms. Here, the CFO of Dex One recounts his journey.
By J.R Ball
During the 2012 Chicago Ideas Week Conference, Bob Bowman, revered swimming coach who channeled Michael Phelps’ preternatural abili… read more
A title can give you power, but a strong personal brand can give you something better: influence.
By Jeffrey Hayzlett
If you’ve been following the news lately, it’s not uncommon to hear reports of off-the-cuff comments made by C-Suite executives who have disrupted their companies’ image in … read more
ServiceMaster’s former CIO, Linda Goodspeed, doesn’t just have it all. She also does it all.
By Amanda Sims
It is safe to say that Linda Goodspeed, former Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President of ServiceMaster, is a morning person. While at ServiceMaster, every d… read more
Dr Pepper Snapple Group’s Gerry Mecca spends a lot of time walking around the office. Here, he explains why you can’t lead sitting down.
By Amanda Sims
As Vice President (VP) of Information Technology (IT), Packaged Beverages and Client Services, at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Gerry Mec… read more