Timing is everything when you're asking for more money, writes HR expert Laurie Ruettimann. Her other advice? "Don't be a chump."
Jeff Bezos believes in "multiple paths to yes," writes Robin Gaster, whose book "Behemoth: Amazon Rising" reveals the company's inner workings.
"Giving people cash works," writes Natalie Forster, describing a Stockton, California program that's giving $500 a month to families for 18 months.
Read a personal excerpt from Huffington in the new book "Your Time to Thrive," a look at how very small lifestyle changes can help prevent burnout.
In an excerpt from Rise founder Suneel Gupta's new book, he shares how he convinced VCs to invest in his company even after they turned him down.
Jeff Lawson is the CEO and cofounder of Twilio. The following is an excerpt from his new book, Ask Your Developer: How to Harness the Power of Software Developers and Win in the 21st Century. In it, he says he made the mistake of not listening to his engineers once, […]
The following is an excerpt from Joyce Johnson’s new book, “No Back Doors For Me.” In it, she advises African American women to be bold and own the space they inhabit at work. She also says that women should find a place “where you will be celebrated versus tolerated.” Visit […]
The following is an excerpt from “The Ministry of Common Sense: How to Eliminate Bureaucratic Red Tape, Bad Excuses, and Corporate BS” by Martin Lindstrom. In it, he explains the best ways to run strategic meetings that will reduce wasted time, including using a “no phones, no web-surfing, no emails, […]
The following is an excerpt from “The Hype Handbook: 12 Indispensable Success Secrets From the World’s Greatest Propagandists, Self-Promoters, Cult Leaders, Mischief Makers, and Boundary Breakers.” In it, author Michael F. Schein writes that people are uncomfortable with the natural messiness of human behaviour and will pay a lot to […]
The following is an exclusive excerpt from “Kamala’s Way,” a new biography by Dan Morain. In it, he explores how the first female VP “rose above the din” in Washington, where her unapologetic ambition and focus made her a star. One Senate colleague described her like this: “She cooks. She […]
Fred Dust was a senior partner and global managing director at international design firm IDEO and is currently the senior design advisor to the Rockefeller Foundation. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “Making Conversation: Seven Essential Elements of Meaningful Conversation.” In it, he explains why the inexactness […]
Kirk Snyder is a business communication professor at the University of Southern California, author, and Fortune 500 speaker. The following is an excerpt from his book, “Finding Work You Love: 3 Steps to Getting The Perfect Job After College.” In it, he helps college students and recent graduates identify their […]
Scott Galloway is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “POST CORONA: From Crisis to Opportunity.“ In it, he explains how the pandemic has catalyzed a question American households have been afraid to ask: Is the traditional […]
Scott Galloway is a bestselling author, entrepreneur, and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is an excerpt from his new book, “POST CORONA: From Crisis to Opportunity.“ In it, he shares why Amazon is uniquely positioned to take on one of the hardest issues to tackle: healthcare. With […]
Charles Koch is chairman and CEO of Koch Industries, one of the largest privately held American companies, and an influential philanthropist for more than 50 years. Brian Hooks is president of the Charles Koch Foundation, and chairman and CEO of Stand Together. The following is an excerpt from their new […]
The following is an excerpt from the new book, “Invent and Wander: The Collected Writings of Jeff Bezos,” a collection of writings and public statements by Jeff Bezos, with an introduction by journalist and biographer Walter Isaacson. Bezos shares how a customer-first mentality allowed Amazon to flourish and bounce back […]
Thomas E. Ricks is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, military history columnist for The New York Times Book Review, and a visiting fellow for the history department at Bowdoin College. The following is an excerpt from his book, “First Principles: What America’s Founders Learned from the Greeks and Romans and How […]
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