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December 16, 2014

Use These Cover Letters That CEOs Read

Recently I wrote about “5 Ridiculous Cover Letter Mistakes.” It is difficult to get past the gatekeepers at an organization and even harder to reach time-challenged CEOs.…

December 14, 2014

The One Belief Destroying Your Career

A few years ago a friend of mine told me a story that I still can not get out of mind. It’s silly actually. He’s an accomplished doctor now with a speciality in…

December 10, 2014

The New Journalist Is an Algorithm

In the new world, responsibility is shifting from human journalists and editors to algorithms that display content a user has a high likelihood of clicking on.

December 8, 2014

5 Most Ridiculous Cover Letters

Hello! That is what your intro email yells at me when I see it show up in my inbox. I do not know you, but I am hopeful that you will be a good fit for our company. I…

December 7, 2014

The One Sign Your Startup Will Thrive in 2015

People often complicate life and business is no different. It’s our ability to find the essence that matters, regardless of whether we’re talking about our careers or the…

December 1, 2014

The Great Great Product Manager

Great product managers are visionary leaders. They’re the people for whom and with whom we want to work. These people have figured out how to blend great communication,…

November 30, 2014

The One Sign You Hate Your Job

I was a Nexium addict. I was popping those little purple pills fast — because the heartburn was killing me. And I hate drugs. My job was so rotten that it was destroying…

November 23, 2014

The One Sign You Will Be Rich

When I was studying Philosophy at Berkeley, a friend told me that she could tell who was going to be rich and who was not. Fascinating, I thought. But when I asked how,…