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You Are Successful Because of Who You Are, Not Who You Aren’t

You Are Successful Because of Who You Are, Not Who You Aren’t

From an early age, we as humans tend to gravitate towards what we are good at and shy away from the things that give us hardship. We relish the feeling of accomplishment and appreciate being rewarded, but those feelings are often hollow if we feel […]

Not Tryna Kill Your Buzz(words), But What Does Your Culture Code Really Mean?

Not Tryna Kill Your Buzz(words), But What Does Your Culture Code Really Mean?

Companies such as Netflix and HubSpot have popularized the idea of consolidating their corporate mission and values statements into so called “culture codes.” These culture codes have defined their employees as being anything from “fearless” to “pioneers” to “unfiltered.” Many other companies have started to follow suit in an effort […]

From Ideation to Implementation — How to Convince your Coworkers That Your Solutions Are Worth It

From Ideation to Implementation — How to Convince your Coworkers That Your Solutions Are Worth It

Throughout your school years, you are often taught that discovering the solution is the last step in the process of problem solving. Once you’ve figured out how to suitably fix the problem, you’re effectively “done”. You learn pretty quickly once you start working that the […]

Don’t Forget To Check Your Blind Spot! (At Work)

Don’t Forget To Check Your Blind Spot! (At Work)

You probably spend more hours of your day with your coworkers than you do with some of your closest family and friends, but how well do you really know them? Certainly, the context in which we gain familiarity with each other at work is markedly […]

Google, Memos, and Stereotype Threat

Google, Memos, and Stereotype Threat

The recent firestorm at Google has brought to light some of the misconceptions floating around in the tech industry and elsewhere, and has introduced many of us to the issue of stereotype threat in the workplace. Not too long ago, a Google software engineer James […]

Love or Respect: The Catch-22 For Aspiring Female Leaders

Love or Respect: The Catch-22 For Aspiring Female Leaders

Heidi Roizen is one of those women who truly made it to the top — a successful Silicon Valley venture capitalist, entrepreneur, and CEO. She had a knack for networking, and used her strengths to make large impacts in the tech industry. InHerSight CEO Ursula Mead recently […]