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10 Principles of Effective and Authentic Leadership

There is a great amount of definitions and theories about effective leadership. Each leader chooses their unique formula of success, but still there are keys to authentic leadership that can't be ignored. Read 10 important principles each leader should know.



6 Tips for Reluctant Negotiators

Refresh your negotiation skills. Read 6 tips for reluctant negotiators.



Defining, Improving and Teaching Leadership with Those Who Know it Best

It's commonplace to find articles on leadership, though it's rare to find someone who knows and can implement the philosophy. Read more about leadership.



The #1 Reason Leadership Development Fails

Over the years, the writer has observed just about every type of leadership development program on the planet. And the sad thing is, most of them don't even come close to accomplishing what they were designed to do - build better leaders. Read about the problem of leadership development and the solution.



Five Presentation Mistakes Everyone Makes

We all know what it's like to sit through a bad presentation. We can easily spot the flaws - too long, too boring, indecipherable, what have you - when we watch others speak. The thing is, when we take the stage ourselves, many of us fall into the same traps. Here are five of the most common, along with some tips on how to avoid them.



Nine Ways Successful People Defeat Stress

Feeling stressed? Of course you are. You have too much on your plate, deadlines are looming, people are counting on you, and to top it all off, you still have holiday shopping to do. You are under a lot of pressure - so much that at times, you suspect the quality of your work suffers for it.his is life in the modern workplace. It is more or less impossible to be any kind of professional these days and not experience frequent bouts of intense stress. The difference between those who are successful and those who aren't is not whether or not you suffer from stress, but how you deal with it when you do. Here are nine scientifically-proven strategies for defeating stress whenever it strikes.



What Exactly Is Critical Thinking?

Everyone applauds the idea of critical thinking, and liberal arts colleges often make their ability to teach critical thinking a key selling point. But no one seems to define what they mean by that term. Read 5 essential thinking skills.



How to Improve Your Interview Skills

Interviewing is an acquired skill. You can learn how to anticipate and prepare for certain questions, and you can learn how to present yourself in the best way possible. But as with any other skill, the more you practice and the more completely you prepare for each interview, the better you will perform and the more comfortable you will be.



How To Improve Your Leadership Skills

Leadership skills can play a large role in career development. Often, your technical skills can only take you so far. To help you move forward in your career, you need soft skills such as the ability to be a good leader. Therefore, leadership skills are considered to be important traits which can help you get to the top of your career field. Read more to learn how to improve your leadership skills.



How to Be Assertive (Without Losing Yourself)

Conventional wisdom says that assertive people get ahead. They tell people what they think, request the resources they need, ask for raises, and don't take no for an answer. So what are non-assertive people supposed to do if their company's culture rewards these actions? If you're shy or reserved, don't fret. You can ask for what you need and get what you want, while still being yourself.



9 Beliefs of Remarkably Successful People

The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think and why it works.



The Truth about the Importance of Critical Thinking

The majority of people know about the importance of critical thinking because they have an intuitive sense for it ? they know it when they see it. Read more to find out what constitutes critical thinking.



William T. Grant Scholars Program

The William T. Grant Scholars Program supports promising early-career researchers from diverse disciplines, who have demonstrated success in conducting high-quality research and are seeking to further develop and broaden their expertise. Candidates are nominated by a supporting institution and must submit five-year research plans that demonstrate creativity, intellectual rigor, and a commitment to continued professional development. Every year, four to six William T. Grant Scholars are selected and each receives $350,000 distributed over a five-year period.



Another kind of GPS: Great Professional Skills

A GPS helps you to navigate on the road and find the way. The workplace GPS helps you to navigate in both your job search and successful, long term employment: Great Professional Skills.



5 Most Common Resume Blunders

You only have one chance to make a first impression. That's a scary proposition given the overwhelming number of resumes flooding today's human resources departments. A single misstep can easily eliminate an IT (substitute your profession) professional's chances of qualifying for a prized position. Read on to find out applicants' most common resume blunders and how to avoid them.

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