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How to Manage as a Young Boss

Ritika Trikha writes in CareerBliss… Young people are zooming into higher positions pretty fast. “Thirty-four percent of U.S. workers say they are older than their bosses, and 15 percent say they work for someone who is at least 10 years younger,” according to a report by AOL jobs. “Remember, as the boss you may have [...]

5 Habits of Amazing Conversationalists

Ritika Trikha is a terrific writer for CareerBliss.  She just sent an article on good conversationalists. She writes, “Not all of us are natural born conversationalists. You know the type: She can work a room and charm her way to a brand new opportunity. If that sounds like you, consider yourself lucky! Check out the [...]

Can J.C. Penney’s Ullman pull a Steve Jobs?

Quentin Fottrell from the Wall Street Journal writes, “J.C. Penney tried to steal some of Apple’s magic when it poached Apple retail guru Ron Johnson to be its CEO. And the company seems to be trying again with Myron “Mike” Ullman, the retailer’s once and future CEO. Apple’s current dominance, after all, didn’t begin until Steve [...]