Francesca Levy

Posts by Francesca Levy

  • What New Graduates Need to Know

    May 21, 2013

    If you suspect that your 20-something employee is sneering at you from behind the stack of copies you asked him to collate, research suggests you might be right. Three-quarters of professionals under age 30 think their skills exceed those of an entry-level job, a survey released today by LinkedIn shows. But workers over 30 were wary of this attitude, saying they...

  • Why You Should Make More Mistakes

    April 23, 2013

    Think about the last time you made a mortifying flub at work. The email that went to the entire company instead of its intended recipient, or the words that – even as you heard them come out of your mouth – you regretted saying to your boss. Whether you stumbled 15 years ago or last week, the misapprehension and dread it inspired probably feels just as fresh as...

  • Five Essential Tools You Shouldn’t Start Your Workday Without [INFOGRAPHIC]

    April 2, 2013

    Wondering what secret weapon could take your productivity to the next level? Richard Branson, Meg Whitman, Deepak Chopra, and dozens of other professional thought leaders might have the answer. We asked some of LinkedIn’s Influencers to describe their toolkits for success for “Things I Carry,” the latest in our series of special features by Influencers. Things I...

  • Why You Should Pick Up Next Time Mom Calls (and More Great ...

    February 26, 2013

    It’s not always easy to take tough advice, particularly when a family member doles it out. But testimonials from 70 of the most...

  • The 50+ Places Where Big Ideas are Born

    January 29, 2013

    Here’s how to come up with your next great idea: Meditate cross-legged, sip Mai Tais at a beach picnic, cuddle with your dogs, walk on...

  • What's the Big Idea?

    December 11, 2012

    What if you arrived at a holiday party with over 50 of the smartest and most accomplished people in business milling around, and each...