Harvard Business Review

What Are You Bringing To The Group Meeting

What Are You Bringing To The Group Meeting

Working in groups doesn’t end in school. Depending on the industry you're in, collaborating and working well with others is a prerequisite for being successful.

We all know what a bad teammate looks like, but what qualities make you a good team member?

Here are four tips to make you a better teammate:

Step Up: Have you ever been in a group or committee and someone had to be the “leader…”

Mentors and Negotiators: From The Archives

Mentors and Negotiators: From The Archives

Recognizing the well-documented reasons why women often fail to negotiate – after having been guilty of a few myself – I continue to seek resources to mitigate my fear of negotiating. The best resource I have found to date: female mentors. Due in no small part to my mentors, I have been able to embrace my role in correcting these negotiation-failure trends early in my career. I’d like to share the following story with you as an example of how you, too, can empower and support your fellow female professionals.