Ideas and insights about careers from MIT Sloan.
How one VC found a flexible second career after having kids
Founder and angel investor Marla Shapiro talks safe spaces for vulnerability, the “motherhood penalty,” and when it’s OK to drop the ball.
4 workplace barriers for women and how to dismantle them
In their book “You Should Smile More,” six former Pepsi executives share insights and solutions to gender biases that push women out of the workforce.
Creating change through collaborative participation
The Zipcar co-founder shares her idea of “Peers Inc,” the organizational structure that creates collaborations between institutions and external resources and people.
This VP of transformation has a 4-point plan to uplift all employees
Messer Americas’ Patricia Hargil on being a visible leader, pacing herself, and letting go of perfectionism.
5 enduring management ideas from MIT Sloan’s Edgar Schein
The late MIT Sloan professor’s pioneering ideas on career anchors, humble inquiry, and organization culture are still used in management today.
How this clean tech exec connects climate to gender equity
CarbonBuilt’s Cindy McLaughlin encourages walking meetings and “anytime vacation” for improved well-being.
In-demand data and analytics skills to hire for now
Hiring managers from Netflix, Pfizer, Comcast, and more discuss essential technical skills, soft skills, and finding the elusive “super unicorn” data scientist.
The importance of age-friendly jobs
A new study finds that occupations are becoming more age-friendly — but older workers don’t always benefit.
How Jackie Yeaney made peace with ‘imposter syndrome’
This tech strategist and marketer learned to lead through empathy and collaboration, and that the fear of “being seen” is a healthy one.
This data executive prioritizes ‘relationships, results, and reach’
A self-professed “thoughtful introvert,” Eli Lilly’s Andrea de Souza learned how to carve out time for intentional, purpose-driven networking as she’s climbed the executive ladder.