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How to Get Lucky (It’s Not What You Think)

We’ve talked about lots of different elements that factor into a career path. We’ve shared words of wisdom, scholarly articles, tools and frameworks. But I think we’ve yet to talk about what is arguably the biggest factor in one’s career… luck

Which path is the right path?

This week on Field Notes, we’re talking about career paths. We’ve broken this conversation down…

Is it all about grit?

This week on Field Notes, we’re talking about career paths. We’ve broken this conversation down…

Fastest Route from Point A to Point B, Not Always a Straight Line

Ok. Let’s say you’ve done some soul searching, consulted your family and your most trusted advisors. You can now safely say that you know: 1) where you are and 2) where you want to be. Now what?

The Young and the Restless: Taking the Right Career Path

As an emerging leader, the road to professional success seems long and confusing. We experience the daily tension of being where we are with where we want to be. Particularly in a recovering economy, more young leaders are in jobs where they feel over-qualified and underpaid. It can be frustrating, but are we really as far off as we feel?

Resolve to Take Back Your Time

My life changed when I decided to stop thinking about my schedule as filled with commitments the universe has shackled me to, but rather as choices I’ve consciously made about how I spend my time.

Making the Argument for Leadership Development

Linda Wood, Senior Director of the Haas Leadership Initiative at the Evelyn and Walter Haas,…

Getting Unstuck: Developing Skills to Climb the Leadership Ladder

Many great thinkers in our field have discussed the complexity of talent development and succession…

Cleaning Out Our Closets

Recently I was cleaning my closet and came across several  items that no longer fit…

A Framework for Meaningful Engagement

Editor’s note: As part of our blog event for The Summit at Sundance, we have…

Avoiding Brain Freeze: Wellness in the Workplace

Working in the arts can be extremely stressful. Coordinating exhibits, performances and openings takes much…

The Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders

This report of the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders summarizes the discussion and includes links to video interviews with fellows and a visual diary of the event by fellow and comics artist Paola Gaviria.