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Abandon Quarterly Earnings? Why the Latest Debate Misses the Point

Should publicly traded companies stop reporting earnings every quarter, opting instead for a twice-a-year schedule?

Sep 25, 2018
Seven-Minute Public Speaking Warm-Up

Feeling anxious about a big presentation at work or an upcoming job interview? Maryland Smith’s Tricia Homer suggests a seven-minute workout that can shake off nervous energy, and help you focus and shine.

Sep 25, 2018
A Textbook Emerging Market Crisis? Not Exactly

The current emerging market crisis has been stirring uncertainty among investors, much like similar crises we've seen before. But Maryland Smith’s Pablo Slutzky explains why this one might be different.

Sep 19, 2018
Seven Career Transition Tips From Usain Bolt

What can Usain Bolt teach you about making a career transition? The eight-time Olympic gold medalist and world champion sprinter from Jamaica is making one now, on trial with an Australian A-League soccer team. Here are seven things you can learn from him.

Sep 18, 2018
Forget FOMO. Busy People Need JOMO

Stoked by social media, our all-too-common fear of missing out, or FOMO, is often cited as a reason why we live beyond our means, take on debt and generally feel unsatisfied at home and in our careers. Now, meet JOMO, or joy of missing out.

Sep 13, 2018
The Right Time To Ask About Job Benefits

You don’t want to start a new job only to find out the benefits package is a disaster. But when is the right time to ask about flex time and vacation days?

Sep 12, 2018
Answering HQ2's Call, With Or Without Amazon

“If we don’t get Amazon’s HQ2 in this area, people are going to wonder, ‘What happens next?’ I want to create a program that answers that question. And the answer is: We all get back to work and we build great companies,” he says. “We help build tech product companies.”

Sep 10, 2018
Colin Kaepernick and Nike's Long Game

After the stock market dip and the protests on social media, the core sentiment behind Nike’s controversial new ad campaign will remain standing, a Maryland Smith professor says, likely taller than before.

Sep 06, 2018
Do This To Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

Joining a nonprofit board can sharpen your leadership skills and supercharge your career. But before you take a seat around the table, ask these nine questions first.

Sep 05, 2018

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