Francesca Levy

Posts by Francesca Levy

  • The Ideas That Will Shape Industry in 2014 Might Surprise You

    December 10, 2013

    The end of the year is creeping closer, and soon, most professionals will be plunged into a gift-buying, travel planning whirl of holiday activity. But before we stop paying attention to work completely, we have a chance to reflect on the priorities we set for the year that’s about to pass and look ahead to what they should be in the coming one. One opportunity...

  • The Written Words That Leaders Live By

    November 19, 2013

    As a young adult whose mother had recently passed away, Etsy CEO Kristina Salen walked into a bookstore and spotted a volume on the display shelf. She settled on the floor and ended up reading the whole book in the store. By the time she left, she was a different person. The book was Hope Edelman’s “Motherless Daughters,” and Salen described it lifting a haze...

  • The Paper Routes That Changed the Business World

    October 29, 2013

    Leaving a flock of domesticated birds to their own devices, mis-handling ice cream scoops and returning children to their parents covered in flour aren’t achievements you’d expect to see on top-tier resumes. Yet they’re all experiences that LinkedIn’s Influencers-- some of the top minds in business -- remember from the first jobs they ever had. Over the next few...

  • What the Best in Business Look For When They Hire

    September 24, 2013

    For those seeking a job, the rigorous application and interview process can be harrowing. But spare some sympathy for the hiring...

  • Your Inspiration Roadmap: More Than 60 Ways to Get Motivated

    July 23, 2013

    To do good work, we often reach for a vague thing we call inspiration. It’s hard to pin it down, but you know it when you see it....

  • The Expert Formula for a Perfect Summer

    June 25, 2013

    Summer officially began last week, and in many regions that means beguilingly warm days and a nagging desire to trade spreadsheets for...