Management

Remember ‘To Be,’ Not ‘To Do,’ This Holiday Season

The wintertime holidays can be a time to reflect, relax and recharge. To get the most out of the season, our expert offers these four festive tips.

Nov 22, 2019
What Microsoft Japan's 4-Day Week Says About the Future of Work

Done right, the four-day workweek can yield great benefits for the company, community and individual alike. Here's how to make it a success.

Nov 13, 2019
Can Juul Survive?

A series of e-cigarette bans has some experts wondering whether the industry will survive, or fizzle out.

Nov 06, 2019
What China's Move Means for Blockchain

It's been a wild week in blockchain. China’s Xi Jinping called for a new focus on blockchain technology, the open-ledger system that cryptocurrencies rely on. Here's what happened next and what it all means.

Oct 31, 2019
Five Steps To Clean Up Your Online Footprint

Resumes and cover letters are mainstays in the job hunting process. If you really want that position though, be prepared to add a social media cleanup to the list.

Oct 22, 2019
An Underlying Lesson from Ellen and W

With icebergs, often what's visible above the water is just a fraction of the whole picture. The recent chatter about Ellen Degeneres and George W. Bush seemed a bit like that, a Maryland Smith expert says.

Oct 22, 2019
Fighting Back Against Favoritism at Work

Do you ever feel like you are being left out of watercooler conversations, inside jokes and the fast track for promotions? Your manager might be playing favorites.

Oct 11, 2019
Does It Seem Like Everyone Hates Hot-Desking? (Yes)

Mention the concept of “hot-desking” to the modern office worker and you’re likely to be met with an eye roll and an exasperated sigh. Why is it so unpopular?

Oct 04, 2019
The Quiet Risk in California’s New Gig Worker Law

A new law in California mandating stricter employment rules for drivers and other gig-economy workers may pose a threat to Uber and Lyft. But the real risk is much bigger.

Sep 19, 2019
Fashion Rental Startups Want To Save the Planet. There’s a Catch.

The growing crop of clothing rental companies wants you to imagine yourself never buying clothes again. But, can they actually reduce your environmental footprint and the footprint of the overall garment industry?

Sep 17, 2019

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