What’s more, as technology and globalization make the world even more interconnected and as the future of work demands greater entrepreneurial skills, “success” will be determined more and more by your ability to effectively advocate for yourself and productively influence those in your personal and professional network. The ability to persuade and negotiate will become increasingly vital, and a talent for asking effectively will become a core differentiator, whether you’re in a junior or a senior role. For jobs in many of the industries that today’s school-age kids admire, including in technology and as an entrepreneur, being persuasive is essential for success. This is the adult world awaiting today’s kids. … [Read more...] about For the next generation of young women, your influence starts with your voice
Q. Our company has grown quickly, and we now have more than 100 people. I once had tight relationships with everyone; now I find that not everyone understands who I am, my values, or what I’m about. What can I do to allow us to get to know each other better? … [Read more...] about A CEO asks: Can I still form bonds with employees as the company grows?