Forbes Leadership Highlights of the Week: Season’s Warnings
Frederick E. Allen, Forbes Staff
But weâ€™re supposed to be merrily donning our party hats right about now, arenâ€™t we? Well, yes, but careful there, too. Susan Adams reminded us ofâ€œHow Not to Behave at the Christmas Party,â€Â and Jacquelyn Smith added thatâ€œEmployees Want a Bonus, Not a Holiday Party.â€
In company news this week, Rahim Kanani foundâ€œTarget on Track to Give $1 Billion for Education by 2015.â€Â He also gave usÂ â€œAn Interview With Dellâ€™s Procurement Director on Environmental Sustainability.â€Â Sasha Galbraith talked toÂ â€œBayer CropScienceâ€™s Sandra Peterson: Successful Woman CEO Navigates in a Manâ€™s World.â€Â Allen Adamson noted thatÂ â€œGeneral Mills Knows Every Package Tells a Story, and It Had Better Be a Good One.â€
On the employment front, Erika Morphy revealedâ€œFive Cities for Job Seekers to Try That Arenâ€™t in North Dakota.â€Â Glenn Llopis offered a cautionaryÂ â€œFive Reasons Self-Promotion Is Your Path to Career Demotion.â€Â Susan Adams listedÂ â€œThe Best Big American Companies for LGBT Employees,â€Â and Jacquelyn Smith rankedÂ â€œThe Best Cities for Sales Jobs.â€Â If none of that gets you closer to what youâ€™re looking for, perhaps youâ€™re seeking nothing less than Susanâ€™sÂ â€œHow to Get Paid to Do Nothing.â€Â Oh, but you want to change your life, too? Todd Essig suggestsÂ â€œFive Books to Help You Make the Most of Living.â€
Make the most of all the much, much more, beyond all this, that we offer you, too, by checking out the constantly changing and updating array of riches atForbes Leadership. It even beats doing nothing.