career management


5 Tips for Effective Negotiation

Whether you're discussing a salary or closing a million-dollar real estate transaction, negotiation is a core leadership competency that's central to almost every aspect of business. However, most negotiators are not as effective as they could be. Here are Dr. Alison Fragale's negotiating tips for creating outcomes that benefit both parties. 

5 Ways to Motivate Better Performance

According to Dr. Alison Fragale, professor of organizational behavior for MBA@UNC, managers must go beyond inspirational speeches and use a variety of strategies to energize their team. Here's a look at five different ways leaders can boost motivation.

Five Ways to Boost Happiness at Work

We spend a lot of time and money on personal enrichment and happiness. We improve our homes, learn new skills, travel and indulge in a myriad of hobbies, but …

Amy Cuddy: Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are

Amy Cuddy isn’t the professor most students would expect to see at the head of a Harvard Business School classroom, but her research might help you ace post-graduation interviews more than anything else you learn in business school. 

How to Build a Resilient Organizational Culture

A 2012 Towers Watson study found that in most organizations, only 35 percent of employees said they were engaged. In other words, 65 percent of employees have mentally checked out, causing productivity, innovation, and creativity to plummet.

Maximizing Millennials: The Who, How, and Why of Managing Gen Y

Millennials, also known as Generation Y, are entering the workplace in record numbers. They are idealistic, diverse, digitally-enabled, social and perhaps most importantly, ambitious. While these are all traits that can make a positive impact on your organization, it is a tall task to retain and motivate millennials for a variety of reasons.