How does this CEO do it? She is a South African Champion Powerlifter, has multiple degrees, and is now the CEO of a business in an industry she knew almost nothing about just over 18 months ago. Listen to this #FutureCEOs #MeetTheCEO conversation to find out what insights Tanya shares.
“Advice is a dangerous gift, even from the wise to the wise, and all courses may run ill.” J. R. R. Tolkien I’m pretty harsh on formal mentorship programs. Maybe, too harsh. During two public presentations last year, I called for the startup world to completely “nix our B-grade mentoring programs,” driving the point home
If you haven’t seen it, I’ll describe it for you. In a now viral video, writer Marina Shifrin turns the camera on herself at the office around 4:30 a.m. She then proceeds to dance herself out of a job. Throughout the video, words splash across the screen explaining her reasons, then at the end we
Can you imagine walking into your boss’s office and going, “Hey, so I’ve been thinking. I’d like to be closer to my family, so I’m going to work from home from now on. See you at the Christmas party!” Yeah, no. That would be met with at least an eyeroll and a “Sure you are.
TED Talks are fun and interesting. Preparing for interviews can be, uh, less fun and interesting. To reconcile this, here are five fabulous TED Talks that are both enjoyable to watch and useful in helping you prepare for your next big interview.
One of the hardest transitions in my career came when I was promoted to manage the team that I was a part of. It happened after a major corporate acquisition prompted my boss at the time to take an early retirement offer. Friday I was part of the team, and Monday I was the manager.