Companies Find Autism Can Be an Asset in the Workplace
Some employers increasingly are viewing autism as an asset in the workplace. For example, Software company SAP believes autism may make some individuals better at certain jobs than those without autism. Shirley Wang and SAP Managing Director Liam Ryan discuss. Photo: Ciaran Dolan for The Wall Street Journal.
Some people, especially women, can over-apologize, while others never even say sorry. In the workplace, it's difficult to find the middle ground. We discus why saying I'm sorry could hurt you in the workplace.
Work, work, work is the workaholic's mantra but burning the candle at both ends can lead to detrimental consequences. How do you recognize that you're headed for a burnout before it's too late - and how can you prevent it?
Divas, as traditionally defined, 'need make no apology.' And in accordance with diva philosophy, the drama leads to lessons in success. Being a diva probably won't win you any friends, but it might just win you that promotion. Guests Beth A. Livingston and Jocelyn Greenky share their views.
In Chapter 9 of 21 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Louise Langheier answers "How Are You Learning to Be a Better Mentor to Young Social Entrepreneurs?" Langheier shares how her mentor-advisor style is about pushing and challenging young social entrepreneurs to succeed. From her own experience co-founding non-profit Peer Health Exchange, Langheier finds Louise Davis Langheier is founder and CEO of Peer Health Exchange.
In Chapter 10 of 21 in her 2014 Capture Your Flag interview, social entrepreneur Louise Langheier answers "What Does It Mean to Be a Leader in What You Do?" Langheier shares how being a leader is about pushing yourself to grow and improve and also to invest in the growth and development of the people you lead. She finds celebrating successes of those on her team give her great joy, make her successful, and motivate her to continue finding pathways to invest in the success of her employees.