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Cathie Black’s Advice on How to be the Boss

Cathie Black, former chairman of Hearst Magazines, best-selling author, advisor, investor and board member in digital start-ups and entrepreneurial companies, offered her advice on being an excellent boss to The Daily Muse.

1. Be prepared. She revealed in the piece, “Something I often tell first-time managers: You don’t have to be the smartest person in the room, but you should be the best-prepared. When you know the facts and the stats, you’ll build confidence in your own decision making, not to mention impress your team and show them that you’ve really done your homework.” Read more

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Steve Blacker Gives Career Reinvention Advice In “You Can’t Fall Off The Floor”

Steve Blacker, who’s worked at Time, Playboy, Money Magazine, Village Voice, New York Post, Cue Magazine, Medical Economics, Ski View, American Heritage, and tons more, is dishing out the advice in his new book, “You Can’t Fall Off The Floor.” Since, as Blacker says, “getting a job today is a job,” we guess he figures media people can use all the help they can get.

Blacker’s book also contains advice from 30-plus magazine/agency/client execs (Jack Kliger, Carol Smith, Cathie Black, Michael Clinton, George Lois, Chuck Townsend, etc) waxing on the subject of career reinvention and the “traits necessary for a successful career.”

Anyone checked the book out?