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HBR: “Help Newly Hired Executives Adapt Quickly”

"The main reason why newly hired outside executives have such an abysmal failure rate (40%, according to one study) is poor acculturation: They don’t adapt well to the new company’s ways of doing things. In fact, some three-quarters of 53 senior HR managers I surveyed cited poor cultural fit as the driver

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Businessweek: “Here’s to the Crazy Ones”

This article by Hal Gregersen talks about dreaming big, and about the success of some who have chosen to follow their passions. "The efforts of Branson and Bezos to commercialize space travel reminds us all to dream a little bigger—and to help someone else do the same..."

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Cornell University Webinar

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management “A Successful Start: Understanding and Adapting to American Culture” Webinar 8/3/12

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University of Pennsylvania Workshop

Wharton School “Strategic Networking in the US for International Students” Workshop 9/26/12

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McKinsey: “Unlocking the Full Potential of Women in the US Economy”

"Women's advancement to levels of manager and above is still stymied by institutional mindsets about women, their greater proportion in staff positions versus line positions as well as by women themselves, who tend to not raise their hands for positions, waiting to build further skills."

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Forbes: “What to Do When They Say ‘No'”

"Master negotiators say the negotiation doesn’t truly begin until the parties reach impasse..." This article discusses the art of negotiation.

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Brandeis University Focus Group

International Business School 6/5/12 2-3pm

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Businessweek: “The Best Way to Land a Job? It’s Still Word of Mouth”

"A large body of academic research shows that half or more of all jobs come through informal channels—connections to friends, families, and colleagues—according to Limited Network Connections and the Distribution of Wages by Kenneth J. Arrow of Stanford University and Ron Borzekowski of the Federal Reserve Board."

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University of Florida Workshop

Hough Graduate School of Business “Personal Branding and Networking” Workshop 8/31/12

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Stanford University Workshop

Sloan Fellows “Cross-Cultural Team Effectiveness” Workshop 9/19/12