By Sallie Krawcheck
There are some things worth being fired over. Sometimes your personal values don't mesh with the company's (regardless of what the company's "Values Statement" says).
Back in 2008, at Smith Barney, we had sold supposedly low-risk investments to our clients. But instead of their value... Read More »
You can learn career lessons from books, professors, and mentors. But from ... a dog? Yes, here's what I discovered when I adopted my dog Einstein. After rejecting a pound-full of scary and/or ugly curs, I came upon an white bundle of cuteness and sweetness. He kept pawing on the cage, "Take me! Take me... Read More »
Since "30 Rock" is having its finale Thursday, we thought we would republish this article about creator Tina Fey. Take a look, and then share with us the career lessons you've learned from watching the NBC hit show or reading Fey's memoir.
By Anthony Balderrama
Celebrities don't always make the best role... Read More »
By Nancy Keene
I had a ringside seat during the ramp-up of the personal computer industry -- serving as public relations counsel to CEOs and entrepreneurs who were re-inventing the way we would do business in the modern world. A pretty heady experience this was for me, as a young, non-engineering female, not... Read More »
Lance Armstrong is being stripped of his seven Tour De France Titles. He's going to be banned from participating in pro sports. He is in a firestorm of controversy. Everything he has worked for is being taken away. Yet, instead of fighting back, Lance Armstrong is walking away. Is this wise? As a career coach,... Read More »
Have you seen Britain's Prince Harry lately? Of course you have -- photos of the prince's pixelated privates have been all over the Web and the news for the past couple days.
For Harry, the private-photos-made-public (thanks, TMZ) will likely result in few consequences, save a possible reprimand from his... Read More »
By Heather Huhman
With the 2012 Summer Olympics in full swing, we're fascinated by stories of individuals who have the vigor and dedication to truly excel at their passions worldwide. It's a likely story for Olympic athletes, but what about us common folk who are working to excel at our decidedly less flashy... Read More »
By Damian Ghigliotty, FINS.com
Not many of us are 6-foot-3 Harvard graduates who can play at the level of professional basketball. That hasn't kept career coaches, along with t-shirt, sneaker and other tchotchke-makers, from cashing in on the Jeremy Lin phenomenon at the New York Knicks. Read More »
By Sonia Acosta
It's that time of year again; time to reflect on all the bounties of 2011. Time to dig deep and think about what we are thankful for despite an imperfect economy, Kim Kardashian's shocking divorce, and all-around challenging times.
Whether you're just starting out at your first job,... Read More »
by Alina Dizik
Just because icons like Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison aren't alive today, doesn't mean their leadership lessons should be forgotten. And since history always repeats itself, there is some career advice that never seems to change. Here, we take a look at the leadership philosophies of... Read More »