Instead of Taking Your Kids to Work, Bring Work to Kids
Instead of letting kids stare over adult shoulders, is there something more that could be done to guide children to careers? Marketwatch columnist and economist Diana Furchtgott-Roth discusses on the News Hub. Photo: Getty Images.
In Chapter 13 of 18 in her 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, author and entrepreneur Nina Godiwalla answers "How Have Mentors Helped Motivate You to Do Your Best Work?" Godiwalla shares how she is shifting her focus from finding mentors to finding sponsors. She notes sponsors are different than mentors in that sponsors take specific action to advocate for you while mentors are more of an advice resource. Godiwalla shares how sponsorship can be used when applying to join a board of directors.
Billionaire Carlos Slim and Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin agree that a shorter work week is a successful work week. But is it ideal or even realistic? MarketWatch’s Quentin Fottrell and Flex+Strategy Group founder and CEO Cali Yost join Tanya Rivero on Lunch Break to discuss. Photo: Getty
In Chapter 5 of 15 in his 2013 Capture Your Flag interview, media executive Mark Graham answers "Where Did You Learn Your Work Ethic?" Graham learns his work ethic from his mother and father. To give his family a yard and good schools, Graham's father chooses a long, 55-mile commute over being close to work and still finds ways to make school events for the kids. Graham's mother teaches him the value that comes with working close to home and, over time, staying active as a community volunteer.
Linda Descano, Women & Co. president and CEO, and Citi managing director and head of digital partnerships, joins the News Hub to discuss research on professional women and discovered notable areas where men and women diverge.
Office workers are being treated to a new game: musical chairs. Rachel Feinzteig joins the News Hub with a look at how companies say they can increase productivity and collaboration by shifting employees from desk to desk every few months.
In some states, unhappy workers outnumber happy workers by two to one. MarketWatch's Catey Hill reveals which states workers want to flee, and where they hope to go, on Lunch Break with Tanya Rivero. Photo: Getty
In his 2012 Capture Your Flag interview, standup comedian Matt Ruby talks about honing his comedy voice and improving his skills over time. Ruby notes that he has more work to do being vulnerable on stage and giving himself greater stakes to make a difference to the audience on stage. He notes that his work is becoming less about just trying to be funny all the time and instead taking charge of what he wants to talk about and then layer the humor in that works.
The historically chilly winter hasn't just damped moods--it has also crushed productivity. But a snow day doesn't have to be a lost day. Adam Auriemma joins the News Hub with three ways to make your next snow day productive.