• Zigzagging Your Way to Success: New Book Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 | 10:52 AM ET
    The Zig Zag Principle

    "When we charge directly for our goals, we have big, ugly crashes. Instead we must learn to zigzag," the author writes as explains in this guest post the concept behind his new book, "The Zigzag Principle."

  • Boomerang

    Michael Lewis, acclaimed author of "Moneyball", "The Big Short", "The Blind Side", "The New, New Thing" and the iconic "Liar's Poker" is now out with his latest book, "Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World" - an illuminating look at the global financial meltdown.

  • New on the Job? Book Offers a 100-Day Action Plan Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 | 12:19 PM ET
    The New Leader's 100-Day Action Plan

    "While leadership turnover continues to be a problem, it’s not a new problem. However, those starting new assignments in today’s economy are under even more pressure to perform – and fast," and this author has a 100-day action plan.

  • The End of Progress

    In this guest blog, the author of "End of Progress" writes, "We have abandoned Adam Smith's sort of economics. In the technology and many other sectors, companies have generated huge profits because of a lack of competition. In the finance sector, profits have been excessive because of a lack of regulation."

  • Are You Weird Enough to Succeed? Friday, 30 Sep 2011 | 12:31 PM ET
    We Are All Wierd

    Seth Godin author of the new book, "We Are All Weird" asks in this CNBC guest post, "Do you want to create for and market to and embrace the fast-increasing population that isn’t normal? In other words, which side are you on—fighting for the status quo or rooting for weird?"

  • Innovation on Campus: Changing the DNA of Higher Education Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 12:34 PM ET
    The Innovative University

    Real innovation isn’t common in higher education, especially at the most prestigious schools.

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    How would you change your life, the way you work, the way you play if you thought of yourself as a business? The author of "Innovation You" has some suggestions on how to bring out your very best on the job and in life.

  • LinkedIn Report: Top Office Pet Peeves Wednesday, 28 Sep 2011 | 9:44 AM ET

    LinkedIn surveyed 17,000 office workers around the globe about pet peeves, and discovered what unites us and what divides us.

  • The Education of Millionaires

    "Our national dialogue is finally starting to allow space for questioning some of these once-sacrosanct myths about higher education," the author writes adding, "People are looking for alternatives. Cheaper, faster, quicker alternatives, which don’t require debt, or time off from careers."

  • Survey: What Worries Small Business Owners Most Monday, 26 Sep 2011 | 12:45 PM ET
    Government Regulation

    US small businesses are optimistic about their business prospects, but are concerned about the economy and what the future will bring.

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    For decades, we have often heard that the journey to career success requires a college degree. While we all want the best for our children, as parents, it is imperative that we pause to examine the educational myth that permeates society and choose whether or not to perpetuate this mentality.

  • ‘Discover Your CEO Brand’: New Book Friday, 23 Sep 2011 | 11:21 AM ET

    Most of us fully appreciate the importance of a brand to companies like McDonalds, FedEx, or Apple. But, what do people mean when they talk about personal brands? And, why exactly do you need a brand, anyway? This author explains why having a personal brand is so important.

  • , by Amy Cortese

    In a deeply divided nation, the one thing we can agree upon is the need for jobs. The economy cannot recover until millions of people are put back to work and consumer spending once again flows. But it’s doubtful that any meaningful job-spurring policy will surmount the political gridlock in Washington.

  • America’s Most Underrated Jobs 2011 Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 4:59 PM ET
    Although most people can think of prestigious or high-paying jobs, some jobs that are generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to which developed the list. CareerCast ranked the most underrated jobs based upon a range of criteria, including low stress levels, low environmental dangers, low physical demands, and median-to-high income levels. The jobs listed here also have a lower-than-average unemployment r

    Some jobs generally thought of as “normal,” or even boring, pay very well and have many great qualities that are easily overlooked, according to CareerCast.com.

  • Confidence: The 4 Mistakes Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 11:44 AM ET

    A basic problem in human relations, says psychologist Daniel Gilbert, is that we see ourselves from inside-out, but see everyone else from outside-in.

  • The Real Curse of Being a Perfectionist Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 11:24 AM ET
    The Perfectionist's Handbook

    The author of the Perfectionist's Handbook writes, "trying to do everything well - and exerting the same level of detail, effort, and energy to all your endeavors - leaves you feeling stressed and exhausted all of the time, and as though you never get to work on what is most meaningful to you."

  • Worry About a New Wave of Layoffs Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 8:29 AM ET

    Not again. That is the plea of many Americans fearful about their jobs as the economy falters.

  • Looking for Work? Willing to Move to the UAE? Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 2:52 AM ET
    Dubai Construction

    With the jobless rate in the United States holding steady at 9.1 percent and the market showing no signs of near-term recovery, many Americans are considering looking abroad to combat their unemployment problem at home.

  • The Lean StartupP

    Eric Ries's new book, "The Lean Startup: How Today's Entrepreneurs Use Continuous Innovation to Create Radically Successful Businesses," has been out on shelves only a week, and it's already considered a must-read for any entrepreneur hoping to start the next Facebook or Twitter.

  • Drinking from the Firehose

    These authors say despite what you may be feeling, we are only in the beginning stage of information overload. The fire hose of information and data will not stop, therefore you must learn to manage the influx to reap tangible benefits for yourself and your company.

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