What I Learned About Myself After Sampling 6 Religions

Six monks in saffron-colored robes and one balding man in Adidas sweatpants and a black T-shirt sit in front of me on the ground, cross-legged, in complete silence. No one scratches their shaved head or shifts their weight. They are completely still and have been for almost 15 minutes. Prior to the stillness, they had […]

9 Things Successful People Never Do in the Morning

Stop skipping breakfast. Seriously. Mornings can be your biggest advantage to a productive day. They can also be your biggest time suck, setting you up to a day of yawning and distraction. We asked the experts—nine members of the Young Entrepreneur Council—what mistakes we should avoid while starting our days. Here’s what they said. 1. […]

Travis Kalanick Stepped Down, But Uber’s Problems Won’t Be Instantly Solved

Travis Kalanick last week shared with Uber employees that he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence to grieve his mother’s death and work on “Travis 2.0” in order to be “the leader that this company needs and that you deserve.” But just days later, after five of the company’s investors called for his […]

How to Survive a Micromanaging Boss

A common complaint I hear during my coaching and training sessions is, “My boss is a micromanager.” When I ask for the details, the person typically describes a story that sounds similar to this one: “He is always checking in on my work. He is always making corrections and scrutinizing my projects. He singles me […]