Constructing Your Career Castle

As the story goes, Walt Disney had a key piece of advice to the executives planning the Magic Kingdom: Build the castle first. Disney understood that everyone involved in achieving his vision — from the Madison Avenue advertisers selling it to the guys hacking their...

Make way for big picture thinking

Many people envision the upper rungs of the corporate ladder as an inspired, innovative place where leaders spend their time on stimulating projects that shape the organization’s future. But this vision is not always a reality. In many companies today, even the most...

Make Your Work More Meaningful

by Monique Valcour Critically important to performance and well-being, meaning is what makes people thrive. And conversely, a lack of it undermines people’s ability to function on many levels, from job performance to mental and physical health. For example, people who...

Design a satisfying career

by Nathaniel Koloc Based on conversations with over 12,000 professionals and hundreds of hiring managers, we’ve gained insights into what’s lacking in the traditional approach to career planning, and how professionals can create careers with an ongoing sense of...