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  • Persistent Optimism or Grit?

    I often wonder about the link between optimism and success. Last month I had lunch with a remarkable entrepreneur, Ms. Koo. She regaled me with stories of serendipitous life events – a funny, authentic and unassuming woman. What rang through…

  • Self promote or not?

    I’ve grappled with this question for some time. In my first book, I Wish I’d Known That Earlier, I wrote about the ‘power of self’, and of ‘team promotion.’ Both phrases remain important, but I now realize that the mere…

  • Do you need a robust career plan?

    …or will a flexible one serve you better? A few years ago I spoke at a global banking conference in Hong Kong. My topic was career navigation, the audience was comprised of newly promoted VPs. The evening before the conference,…