11 results for tag: Korn Ferry


Can You Take Your Boss Down?

Recent public ousters of longtime bosses show that employees have more power than they did in the past. How to wield it wisely. For many professionals, the biggest pain point in their jobs isn’t the long hours or endless meetings. It’s their boss. ...
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5 Ways to Be Part of the Team

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison on how to avoid being the last pick for your company's next great team. Put five, eight, 12 or more people together in a room, and it's a crapshoot as to how well they'll function as a team. The larger the group, the more ...
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Tame Your Triggers

Triggers shut down our ability to work, get along with people, and succeed. I was recently working with a client who came to our coaching call very upset. She said her business partner of many years had told her she was “not as smart” as him and that ...
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The Professional Way to Think on Your Feet

No, you can’t plan everything. But you can improve the way you respond to the unexpected at work. You’re presenting in a meeting when suddenly the most senior person in the room interrupts to ask a hard question. Your mind goes blank and you hear ...
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Stop Complaining: It Makes You Dumber

Ferry CEO Gary Burnison unpacks the (literal) brain damage complaining can cause. Airplanes, restaurants, the office...these are just a few of the worst places for spawning complainers. In the air, it comes from being strapped to a tiny seat next to ...
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The Dog Days of Summer: The Dead Office Syndrome

Experts say the savvy worker who's stuck in the office while most are away may have an edge. Indeed, the two weeks in December around the holidays and the month of August may be the most popular times for office workers to hit the road, whether ...
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Learning to Play the Blame Game

New research shows bosses often aren’t blamed when things go wrong. How to ensure you aren’t bearing the brunt. It’s a scenario we’ve all experienced: the project our team has worked so diligently on goes south, or gets a harsh critique, and the ...
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How to Make a Two-Career Household Work

Both of you want careers. A look at how to maneuver all this. The negotiations seemed to never end. Luke needed to leave work early to pick up the kids from school three times a week when Chloe had a mandatory 4 pm work meeting, which ultimately ended in ...
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Know, and Accept, When You’re a Peon

There are times when it’s smart to stay quiet. How to decipher your best move. Do you ever feel like your opinions at work fall into an echo chamber? You aren’t alone. Only 30% of employees strongly agree their opinions are heard, according to a Gallup ...
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Surviving Your Boss: 4 Ways to Become Indispensable

Forget, for a second, about your job title or description or even your mounting to-do list. Here's the only thing you really need to know for your job right now: learn to make your boss look good. Yes, it’s important for you to have a career path, learn ...
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Korn Ferry Analysis Finds Changing Mix of Long-term Incentives

According to CEO compensation disclosures from the first 50 companies to report, paid packages at the top are showing signs of being tailored for future economic volatility. Despite current strong financial results, CEOs are being rewarded with a greater ...
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