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Dr. Marie Gould Harper

2020: Seeing Your Career Future through New Lenses

Make 2020 a year to step out of your comfort zone. Remember, the sky is the limit if you are willing to step out of your comfort zone.

'Disruptive Change Management' Can Move Us into the Future

I recently had the opportunity to hear a sermon during which the pastor mentioned the concept of “disruptive change management.”

Why Do So Many Employees Distrust Their Managers?

Employees want to be empowered and challenged at work. Managers should serve as coaches only when employees need guidance.

Career Planning: Guiding Youth to the Jobs of the Future

The bottom line is that we all have a role to play in ensuring our youth are prepared for what is soon to come. Think of it as being socially responsible.

Do Dual Careers Help or Hinder Family Cohesion? (Part 2)

For couples to avoid negative circumstances, the parameters for dual careers and family responsibilities must be set prior to going down the aisle.

Make Kobe Bryant's Life an Example for Your Home and Career

Rest in peace, Kobe Bryant. Your life is an inspiration on how to persevere and make overcoming the challenges in life part of our journey.

Do Dual Careers Help or Hinder Family Cohesion? (Part 1)

Although the dual-career concept sounds good in theory and can assist the family financially, one can never underestimate the role of ego and perception.

The Plight of Customer Service in the Retail Experience

As a consumer, one service that I believe needs improvement is customer service. I prefer to stay home and shop online versus going to a store.

Amazon and Its Internal Culture: Good or Bad for Workers?

In the case of Amazon, what is the truth in regard to work-life balance and its internal culture? The answers depend on whom you ask.