• Nine Interview Questions to Help You Succeed
    Nine Interview Questions to Help You Succeed

    For most of us, the thought of a job interview elicits a mix of excitement and dread. Who wouldn’t get fired up about the possibility of more responsibility or a heftier paycheck? On the other…

  • These 5 Books Can Change Your Life And Career
    These 5 Books Can Change Your Life and Career

    An insightful book has the potential to shift your mindset, boost your productivity and make you happier, healthier or wiser. In short, the right book can change your life. Bill Gates says that “reading fuels…

  • Want To Thrive in the Corporate World?
    Want To Thrive in the Corporate World?

    In their book Hacking Work, Bill Jensen and Josh Klein laid out a manifesto for employees toiling in sclerotic bureaucracies. The subtitle – Breaking Stupid Rules for Smart Results – said it all. “There is…

  • Agile learning in an age of disruption: getAbstract attends Learning Innovation Conference
    Agile learning in an age of disruption: getAbstract attends Learning Innovation Conference

    Once a year, experts in the theory and practice of learning gather at the Learning Innovation Conference in Zurich, where they discuss new ways to teach and the role of technology in times of digital…

  • Workplace education gets easier – and more important
    Workplace education gets easier – and more important

    Getting educated used to mean sitting in a classroom. For adult students, acquiring knowledge required enrolling in night courses, a grueling endeavor that involved skipping dinner and fighting rush-hour traffic to arrive at a crosstown…

  • Two steps to getting paid what you’re worth
    Two steps to getting paid what you’re worth

    The old saw makes it sound so simple: Put in a hard day’s work, get a fair day’s pay. Alas, it’s not easy to know what you’re worth. Negotiating proper pay isn’t just about your…

  • Slowing Down and Connecting with Others Is Good for You
    Slowing Down and Connecting with Others Is Good for You

    Talk about a paradox: Many busy managers and professionals are around people all day, yet they’re also plagued by loneliness. Michael Lee Stallard is co-author of Connection Culture, and he says this very malaise afflicted…

  • The 3 Secrets to Happiness
    The 3 Secrets to Happiness

    Think you’d feel happier if you were a little thinner, or a lot richer, or if you had a litter of puppies frolicking in your yard? Think again, a Harvard researcher advises. Everyone is prone…

  • A disloyal FBI director dissects Trump
    A disloyal FBI director dissects Trump

    US President Donald Trump is a pathological liar who lacks management skill and fails to grasp the importance of an apolitical federal bureaucracy, James Comey writes in his new memoir.   In A Higher Loyalty,…

  • 5 books every great leader must-read
    5 books every great leader must-read

    Few of us can achieve the levels of business success attained by Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Mark Zuckerberg. But their reading lists offer a bit of insight into their thinking. Here are five titles…