The snow is gone, flowers are in bloom and baseball is back in action. This can only mean one thing: Spring is finally here. It’s been a long trek for most of us, having endured one of the worst winters in recent memory, but the seasons have indeed changed. Perhaps it’s the drastic change from the brutally cold and bleak …
How to Achieve Human Resources Success – Part 4
Practicing these two behaviors will help you graduate from “HR professional” to “business leader.” 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 percent of senior executives believe HR will grow in strategic importance. Unfortunately, just 17 percent say HR does a …
9 Rules for Building a Successful Sales Team
Sales has changed. To adapt, companies must also change how they build their sales teams. Here are nine axioms for doing so.
When Old is Better Than New
General Counsel Sashi Brown left one of the newest teams in the NFL—the Jacksonville Jaguars—for one of the oldest: the Cleveland Browns. Here’s why.
How a Dad Became a Distance Runner & What It Taught Him About Business
NBTY General Counsel Christopher Brennan runs ultra-marathons with his son. Here, he shares professional wisdom gained over the course(s).
The Best Career Advice You’ll Ever Get
Zillow COO and General Counsel Kathleen Philips shares three words that got her where she is today: “Just try it.”
The ‘Stick-Shift’ Method of Career Development
Akamai Technologies General Counsel Melanie Haratunian didn’t get to where she is by driving her career like an automatic: She got there by driving it like a manual — shifting gears.
Management Tips from the Tech Sector
Retired general counsel Jeff Christianson shares management wisdom gleaned from his tenure at six different tech companies.
Working from Home—Minus the Home?
Put away your pajamas, telecommuters: Coworking makes it possible to “work from home” without being a hermit.
Technology, According to a Retailer
Retail is all about relationships. And according to Carter CIO Janet Sherlock, so is IT.
Why Finance Should Be Played as a Team Sport
Bob Feller, EVP and CFO at Palace Sports & Entertainment, explains why ball hogs are harmful in the Finance Department
The 360-Degree CFO
Purchasing Power CFO Scott Rosenberg describes his 360-degree approach to corporate finance, and why it could pay off for you too.
Would David or Goliath Be a Better Businessperson?
ZICO Beverages’ former CFO and COO Candace Crawford believes the best executives embody a little of both.
Peanuts, Cracker Jacks and the Ultimate Competive Edge
Texas Rangers executive Joe Januszewski is honoring baseball’s past and protecting its future by creating a superior fan experience.
3 Things All Managers Should Expect from Their Employees
CHRO Kevin Alan Henry activates excellence at Snyder’s-Lance with “the three As”: able, accessible, accountable.
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