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The upside of a terrible pandemic

The upside of a terrible pandemic

"I’ve never seen such widespread angst and low-grade depression. So, you might think I’m off my rocker when I tell you I’m optimistic about what’s ahead."

A small act of kindness can go a long way

A small act of kindness can go a long way

"It’s hard to find good news, and it’s hard to remember that most people in our country are kindhearted and compassionate."

Learning to honor cracked buckets

Learning to honor cracked buckets

“I’ve come to appreciate that much of our growth comes from the hard stuff.”

Sometimes a push is all we need

Sometimes a push is all we need

CCOs need a sounding board to confront difficult realities.

Coming out in corporate America

Coming out in corporate America

"While business still has a long way to go in creating an open and equal workplace, it's also come a very long way."

Spetner: On how drive, authenticity and an engaging presence trump a resume

Spetner: On how drive, authenticity and an engaging presence trump a resume

Candidates can make up for what they lack "in a career compass by being smart, hardworking, optimistic and unshakably affable."

Spetner: On work and legacy

Spetner: On work and legacy

We will be remembered more for the kind of people we are than for our professional accomplishments.

Managing your boss

Managing your boss

The key to getting promoted is to perform well and tackle what's in front of you, even if it's not in the job description.

Comms pros counted on to maintain a company's values and purpose

Comms pros counted on to maintain a company's values and purpose

When dealing with issues that carry reputational risk, big brands often look beyond the C-suite to help put out the fire.

Word to the wise: Don't transfer stress up the ladder

Word to the wise: Don't transfer stress up the ladder

How young workers respond to requests from higher-ups can make a world of difference.