Self Development

Hackers Are Targeting Your Mobile Phone. Here Are 15 Ways to Slow Them Down

Hackers Are Targeting Your Mobile Phone. Here Are 15 Ways to Slow Them Down

Mobile phones have become the new prey of choice for hackers and other nefarious individuals. Once compromised, our phones offer…

Fear Of Disruption Can Do More Harm Than Actual Disruption

Fear Of Disruption Can Do More Harm Than Actual Disruption

Resist the urge to react too hastily to major change — or to use it as an excuse not to…

‘South Africa From Hero To Zero… And Back Again?’

‘South Africa From Hero To Zero… And Back Again?’

Setting aside the Gupta fiasco in South Africa, details may soon emerge of the extent that South Africa is now…

The Common Traps Of Working In Your Family’s Business

The Common Traps Of Working In Your Family’s Business

“What’s wrong — is the company going bankrupt? Are we being sold?” For Charlie, who had joined his family’s bakery…

What to Do When Work Stress (Literally) Makes You Sick

What to Do When Work Stress (Literally) Makes You Sick

Alyson was 35 when she had a stroke. The ambitious attorney awoke one morning unable to move, the left side…

How to Apply For A Job You’re Overqualified For

How to Apply For A Job You’re Overqualified For

A job opening catches your attention but the required experience is only eight years — and you’ve been in the industry…

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It

“How do I find my purpose?” Ever since Daniel Gulati, Oliver Segovia, and I published Passion & Purpose six years ago, I’ve…

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees

How Office Politics Corrupt the Search for High-Potential Employees

Few topics have captivated talent management discussions more intensely than potential. The obsession with predicting who may be a future star or the next top leader has influenced…

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

Why You Should Charge Clients More Than You Think You’re Worth

One of the most challenging decisions freelancers, solopreneurs, and independent consultants face is how much to charge for their time and expertise….

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

7 Reasons Salespeople Don’t Close the Deal

Pretend that you’re an experienced buyer who has met with hundreds of business-to-business salespeople. What percentage of them would you…