what does success mean to you

What Does Success Mean to You? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

By Mary Shippy   The definition of success has been highjacked by our culture’s obsession with fame and fortune. The original root definition of success from the Latin “successus” is to advance, a good result, a happy outcome, as in to accomplish a purpose or aim. But we now live within the confines of a very narrow definition of what …

Courtney DeruyWhat Does Success Mean to You? 7 Questions to Ask Yourself
conversation starters article

7 Conversation Starters Better Than “What Do You Do?”—and 7 That Are Even Worse

By Ashley Fidel I am on a mission: to improve my networking conversations. After recently applying to business school, the countless coffee chats, networking events, and information sessions I’ve been to have taught me one important thing—I desperately need new icebreakers beyond, “So, what do you do?” Through lots of trial and error, I have learned that asking this classic question rarely leads …

Mary Shippy7 Conversation Starters Better Than “What Do You Do?”—and 7 That Are Even Worse
feedback

7 Ways Your Feedback is Making Things Worse…And What to do Instead

The quality of your feedback has the power to make or break results in your organization, strengthen or dissolve connection, build or break trust, and elicit creativity or carefulness. What’s the quality of your feedback? I find feedback to be one of the most important leadership skills people can work with yet also one of the most intimidating; people fear …

Mary Shippy7 Ways Your Feedback is Making Things Worse…And What to do Instead