May 2016 Newsletter

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Annabelle Gurwitch on Setbacks, Bouncing Back and the Business Cards She Can’t Hand Out

In Hollywood, true grit isn’t only the name of a John Wayne movie. It’s also a job requirement. So when Annabelle Gurwitch auditioned to play a mother in a commercial and ended up being cast as a crone in the Middle Ages, she took it in stride.

Cut Your To-Do List—and Get More Done

Aah. The gratification of crossing things off your to-do list. It makes it tempting to do a brain-dump onto paper or screen of every single thing you need to do in the foreseeable future. But you should keep your list short. “A long to-do list is actually counterproductive,” says Christine Carter, Ph.D., author of The Sweet Spot: How to Find Your Groove at Work and Home. “It causes a time … [ more ]

To Survive and Thrive, We All Must GROW

By Debora Bubb, Vice President, Human Resources, and Director, Global Leadership and Learning, Intel Like most of you, I’ve watched many companies with iconic brands struggle to evolve. Despite their impressive histories and market-making products, these companies have surrendered their positions to disruptive challengers, now subject to merciless business case analysis. Put simply, great companies either evolve or die.

How She Got There: Gloria Cordes Larson’s Path to Becoming the President of Bentley University

When Gloria Cordes Larson talks about her career, the word “serendipity” comes up a lot. A self-described “half-glass-full Southern cheerleader type,” she means being in the right place at the right time, and the opportunities she seized lend an unpredictable, if not unplanned, quality to her trajectory—each job doesn’t typically lead to the next.  “Someone looking at my resume could easily think I either can’t hold down a permanent job … [ more ]

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