• 04.07.14

Welcome to’s Leadership Section

From The Leadership Editor

Welcome to’s Leadership Section
[Image: Flickr user joseph14078]

Most people wouldn’t think to ask a New York City bike messenger for advice on how to manage the chaos of office life. Few expect to hear a CEO with knuckle tattoos spout knowledge like a seasoned business school professor. But we aren’t most people. And neither are you.


Ours is not the leadership of shut up and listen. We’re not here to talk about how to grow your bottom line at any cost. We won’t give a forum to anyone with a keyboard and half-baked notions of innovation out to shill for their idea of the “next big thing.”

We’re here to get our hands dirty in the real world of new ideas about work-life. Want to peak inside mysteries of success at a famous oddities shop? Learn the secrets to capturing customers’ attention from the designer of Costco’s warehouses? Hack your habits to be better at everything you do? You’re in the right place.

But we can’t do this alone. Transforming how we get things done isn’t a one-sided conversation. In our expanding and ever-connected world, it is the community that we build with each other that will propel us forward to be the best versions of ourselves.

No matter what you do for a living you’ll spend more of your life at work than you will doing nearly anything else. Isn’t it about time you make that time a little more meaningful?

So join us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and right here, every single day.

About the author

Kathleen Davis is a Senior Editor at, managing the leadership and work-life section. Previously, she has worked as an editor at, and Popular Photography magazine.