Archives from October 2007

Bruce Barry on Free Speech in the Workplace

Is it legal to fire people for engaging in talk that makes employers uncomfortable, even if it has little or nothing to do with the job or workplace?

October 26, 2007 / Podcast # 07-28

Bruce Barry

In his new book Speechless, Bruce Barry critiques a legal system that gives employers wide latitude to suppress worker expression, and argues that freedom of speech in the workplace is excessively and needlessly limited. Barry advocates changes to the law and to management practice that would expand employees’ expressive rights without jeopardizing the legitimate interests of employers. Read more…

 

Dan Coughlin on Accelerating Your Leadership

What separates a truly great manager from a mediocre manager?

October 19, 2007 / Podcast # 07-27

Dan Coughlin

In his new book Accelerate management consultant Dan Coughlin collects his experiences from over 3,000 hours of executive coaching in over 20 industries. He distills them into 20 lessons for executives and managers looking to catapult their careers and grow their businesses. Read more…

 

Susan Wilson Solovic on Building a Million Dollar Business

How can women gain the confidence and knowledge they need to become million dollar entrepreneurs?

October 12, 2007 / Podcast # 07-26

Susan Wilson Solovic

As the head of the highly successful website Small Business Television, Susan Wilson Solovic is an authority on making money and building a thriving business. In her book, The Girls’ Guide to Building a Million-Dollar Business (AMACOM Books), Solovic shows women that not only do they have the power to earn more money and control their financial destinies – they deserve to. Read more…

 

Alexandra Levit on Harnessing the Next Generation Workforce

Generation Y is here to stay. How can your business make the most of their talent?

October 5, 2007 / Podcast # 07-25

Alexandra Levit

Alexandra Levit is the author of They Don’t Teach Corporate in College, a practical guide that delivers the vital information junior corporate employees need to succeed in today’s tough business climate. As the founder of the career consultancy Inspiration at Work, Alexandra advises both companies and individuals on harnessing the potential of the twentysomething generation. She has two books due out next year, How’d You Score THAT Gig? and Solving the Talent Equation. Read more…