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  • The Marine core values of honor, courage, and commitment are almost always on display when you are in the presence of Marines. I recently spoke at a career fair held on a Marine base here in the Bay Area where those very values were clearly on display. Transitioning from the service to civilian life is not easy – it can feel like an uphill battle.  As a retired Marine, I understand how challenging it can be, and that has driven me to do my part in helping today’s transitioning…

  • According to a new LinkedIn survey released today, our definition of professional success is changing. Professionals are no longer solely focused on getting the big raise or promotion; increasingly, they’re searching for those small victories at work — like getting a compliment from a boss, a colleague or client (38%) — that can lead to a greater sense of fulfillment. When I think back to some of the most memorable moments in my career, a few milestones come to mind…

  • Creating presentations that pack both purpose and punch can be challenging and time-consuming. Today, SlideShare users can quickly and easily create compelling visual presentations and share them directly with our community of more than 70 million people, through a special integration with Haiku Deck. This marks our new phase of exploring tools that will help our users more effectively share their professional expertise and insights through the power of pictures – for content…

  • Many authors have particular writing rituals. George Orwell wrote in a secondhand bookshop. Ernest Hemingway wrote while standing. Charles Dickens needed his…

  • Last week, I had the chance to attend an inspiring LinkedIn Speaker Series discussion with LinkedIn co-founder, Reid Hoffman, the President of Kiva, Premal…

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    Editor’s Note: We’d like to share with you the announcement related to our 2014 third quarter earnings. We’ll also be providing updates from the earnings…