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To Attract Millennials, A Company Changes Its Product And Workplace

Lunchtime volleyball is part of the new image that the company — which sells video conferencing technology — is trying to cultivate to attract millennials like Heery. Her generation is … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Financial Benefits of Being Beautiful

“Love of beauty is taste,” said Ralph Waldo Emerson, a co-founder of this magazine. His perspective would fit snugly in a modern corporate boardroom. A raft of new research suggests … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Job hunt posing big challenges for people over 50

Layoffs, the recession and the decline of the manufacturing sector have shattered their dreams of a comfortable and early retirement. These days, finding a job when you’re over 50 poses … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Korean culture may offer clues in Asiana crash

South Korea’s aviation industry has faced skepticism about its safety and pilot habits since a few deadly crashes beginning in the 1980s. But despite changes, including an improved safety record, … Continue reading

July 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Just how old are you?”

I get asked that question all the time. In meetings, on conference calls, while pitching a new client. The answer really shouldn’t matter. I find myself wondering whether male entrepreneurs … Continue reading

March 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Andrea Peterson, 68-Year-Old Firefighter, On Her Path To Following Her Childhood Dream

Standing at 5’5″ and weighing 122 lbs, 68-year-old Andrea Peterson isn’t what you’d envision a firefighter to look like. But that didn’t stop the former medical transcriptionist from pursuing her … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stale Ph.D.’s Need Not Apply

When Harvard University and Colorado State University recently posted job ads indicating that applicants should be very recent recipients of Ph.D.’s, many people saw the ads as confirmation of something … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

The Four Things Young Leaders Must Do to Effectively Lead Older Generations

The first 15 years of my career I was faced with leading older generations.  How could I earn the respect and get “buy-in” from those who didn’t always enjoy getting … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

CIOs Look Ahead: Millennials, Consumer Tech and the Future

Like Robin, Millennials don’t want to unplug from work on the weekends and after-hours like their older counterparts, and so they want technology that keeps up with this lifestyle. They’re … Continue reading

September 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

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