The Secret Skill of Top Executives

When I was starting my career, I was obsessed with learning and mastering new skills. I felt like I had to know how to do everything. I thought that technical skills were the reason why someone would hire and promote you. To a certain extent that’s true, but as my career has progressed, I’ve discovered that there is a skill that’s far more valuable. This skill is not taught in a classroom or at a bootcamp, but developing this skill will make you invaluable and help advance your career:

Break down problems and simplify everything in a very short amount Read the rest

Lessons Learned From My Year of Podcasting

I am a huge fan of the re-emergence of podcasts. Podcasts offer content creators another medium to produce valuable content while it offers individuals an alternative to reading or watching video.

Audio is something you’re always attuned to. Even when you don’t want to, you hear things, especially the noisy construction happening outside your window at 7am (or is that just me?). But audio also doesn’t require 100 percent of your attention, which makes it so valuable.

Audio is something you can do while doing another task, even a mentally intense task. It’s not uncommon to walk into an office … Read the rest

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