When the economic future feels more iffy than ever, randomness should not be something to fear but rather, something to exploit. Author-provacateur Nassim Taleb talks with Fast Company about the concepts behind "Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder" and how we can harness disorder to advance our careers and our companies.
"I can't be the only one closing business here. The clients always want just me." Ahhh...our Hero, the one who saves the day, the one by whom all others are measured, the Super Executive. But a Hero is not what companies need.
If you feel underused and undervalued, you may be tempted to hold your organization accountable--but you are the one who can (and needs to) do something about it. Here are six tools to re-igniting your engagement and passion for work.
Your company's mission and culture are lofty and worthwhile things to define--but you need more in order to set the course for day-to-day achievement, says Big Spaceship partner Alasdair Lloyd-Jones. Here are 5 ways to engage your talent in the direction of the company.
Instead of crowing about career triumphs and students' bright futures, Greylock Partners data scientist DJ Patil addressed a more pressing topic at a recent commencement address: his biggest failures, and why new graduates should embrace similar humiliation.