Rachel Lefkowitz

Posts by Rachel Lefkowitz

  • 5 Ways to Get Important People to Read Your Email

    5 Ways to Get Important People to Read Your Email—and Take Action

    February 17, 2020

    Important people get through an unbelievable amount of meetings, tasks, and emails per day. They ruthlessly prioritize. How do you get on their ‘to-do’ list? Simplify your writing. Whether it's a person you just interviewed with or a top executive, they don’t have time to decipher a lengthy email. If you want a response, make your email clear and direct. That’s...

  • How to Sell Your Big Idea at a Big Company

    How to Sell Your Big Idea at a Big Company

    February 10, 2020

    You have that light bulb moment. Now what?  Maybe you’re new to the company or early in your career, but you have a big idea that can impact the business. Is there room for big ideas from people outside of senior leadership at big companies? The short answer is YES. There’s a reason traditional, top-down companies are so big and successful—they hire star...

  • 4 Boss Types—and How to Work with Them

    4 Boss Types—and How to Work with Them

    January 27, 2020

    To get ahead in your career, you can’t sit back and wait for your boss to adapt to you. You need to take the reins and learn how to manage up.   Only 30% of bosses adapt to their employees, says Mary Abbajay in How to Manage Your Manager. “Stop waiting for the unicorn and deal with the boss you have,” she says.  Managing up isn’t about flattery. It’s about...

  • 3 Simple Tricks to Take Instagram-worthy Food Photos

    3 Simple Tricks to Take Instagram-Worthy Food Photos

    January 27, 2020

    We’ve all been there. We create the perfect ramen bowl, or the artistic sushi plate arrives at the table, and the first thing we want...

  • Why Conflict Is Good—And How to Embrace It as a Manager

    Why Conflict Is Good—And How to Embrace It as a Manager

    January 20, 2020

    Succeeding as a leader means being a master of relationships. You need to know how to connect with people at all levels in the...

  • How to Get Noticed for the Job You Want

    4 Ways to Get Noticed for the Job You Want (With Video)

    January 13, 2020

    Finding a great job starts with a great resume. Easier said than done, right? Especially since recruiters spend an average of six...