With the amount of technology we surround ourselves with today, the lines of common courtesy have been blurred and some have lost touch with how to act in certain business settings. For instance, how many times have you committed one of the following: a) Checked your cell phone/replied to emails during meetings, b) used sarcasm in an email, c) updated your status with something negative about your company? If you can admit to any of these you might need to take a refresher course in business etiquette 101. (more…)
Kathy Button Bell, vice president and chief marketing officer of Emerson, believes an athletic background carries great influence on a successful career. Developing physically and mentally on the field, athletes are often able to apply such merits as endurance, teamwork, and focus to their work life.
In this “Corner Office” interview with The New York Times, Bell, an athlete herself, touches on other topics including leadership, celebrating success, interviews and the younger generation.
This interview with Kathy Button Bell, vice president and chief marketing officer of Emerson, the manufacturing and technology company in St. Louis, was conducted and condensed by Adam Bryant.