It's OK to take the first step in discussing issues related to your career with your superior, particularly if you want more challenging assignments and feedback, writes personal branding coach William Arruda. He also advises how to prepare a mentorship request and a case for a flexible schedule.
With women often responsible for more home and family tasks than men, they tend to suffer from work burnout more often, writes Stephanie Anderson Witmer. They can lift the burden of stress by meeting with friends regularly, asking for help and avoiding the pressure to multitask.
Entrepreneurs who review their startups' value offerings are on the path to being recession-ready, writes entrepreneurship professor Per Bylund, who offers three other considerations for founders. "The proper way to anticipate an economic slowdown is not acting out of fear but preparing for what it might bring," he writes.
Apple is hoping to recapture the magic of its retail locations as it reopens its New York City flagship store this week. The stores are still incredibly profitable on a per-square-foot basis even as other retailers have pushed the envelope on design and customer experience.
McKinsey has released a report outlining the issues dual-career couples face in balancing their personal and professional worlds. McKinsey identifies three ways companies can better support such couples, including developing policies and practices that let employees take on leadership roles without compromising their family priorities.
President Donald Trump has ordered Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to substantially increase sanctions against Iran in response to an attack on Saudi Arabian oil processing resources on Saturday. Trump also indicated he is not willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at this time, who has denied responsibility for the attack.
The Department of Justice filed suit over Edward Snowden's recently released book "Permanent Record," arguing that he violated contracts signed while he worked with the CIA and NSA. The DOJ is asking for all proceeds related to the book and is also suing the book's publisher to prevent the transfer of funds to Snowden.
Fitness executives share their advice for recognizing the good work of employees. Tips include writing personal letters, sending out newsletters and tailoring the process to the preferences of each individual employee.
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