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What Leaders Can Learn from a Long Run

Hiding your shortcomings is virtually impossible in long-distance running. More than in any other athletic endeavor, a marathon forces you to confront weaknesses head-on, exposing your limitations as well as your strengths. That’s something that marathon-running corporate leaders know well, a group that includes T-Mobile chief executive John Legere, and Steve Reinemund and Bill Perez, the former chiefs of Pepsi…

Female Friendships & the Office

The differences in typical female vs. typical male relationship styles are important to understand for overall mental—and, as you’ll see here, physical—health. As Dr. Habib Sadeghi explains, how those relationship styles play out in the workplace, where many of us now spend the majority of our waking hours, appears to affect women more profoundly than men. Generally, women are more affected by…

5 Effective Ways to Manage Your Summer Intern

The blessing and the burden of the summer intern: finally, you have someone to help with all those odds and ends, those administrative details, the daily never-ending tasks and projects sitting unfinished since last summer. But you also need to figure out exactly what this bonus set of hands should be prioritizing, without getting bogged down in instructing, equipping, and…

10 Ways to Move Up in Your Career

Career advancement–much less even finding a job–is no longer guaranteed, as we navigate an era in which there is no true job security. While some people are still stuck on the idea of the way things “should” be, others are taking the opportunity to run their careers like their own personal businesses. There’s no going back to the days of…

7 Tips for Staying Passionate About Your Work

There is a gigantic difference between doing work that you’re passionate about and doing work that bores you. The experiences are night and day. Time passes a little faster when we’re enjoying what we’re doing, and we’re more creative and productive, too. Passion encourages our professional success as well as our enjoyment of our lives in general. There are so…

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