Archives from February 2013

Emily Bennington on the Myth of Having it All

What does "having it all "really mean?

February 22, 2013 / Podcast # 13-04

Emily Bennington

“Having is all” is the supposedly mark of a successful woman but what does it mean? There is the connotation of work-life balance but what does “having it all” really mean? Well, Emily Bennington, author of the new AMACOM book Who Says It’s a Man’s World, says that it depends on the woman and it is not an unobtainable goal. Yes you can have it all. For varying definitions of “all.”

Read more…


Ted Harro on Crucial Conflicts

How it's better to have disagreements than to shy away.

February 8, 2013 / Podcast # 13-03

Ted Harro

If you’re working on a team that’s trying to accomplish big things, a little conflict is unavoidable. Actually, according to Ted Harro, it’s preferable. To him, if there isn’t a single disagreement among coworkers on a big project, someone is lying and frustration is festering. Productive, project-based conflict is a sign of engagement and passion. If you learn to pick your battles and stay focused, groups can have disagreements while still working as a team.

Read more…