This Week in Leadership (July 15 - July 21)

Christine Lagarde traverses the 'Glass Cliff,' plus how to ask for advice without being annoying.

The persistence of the 'Glass Cliff,' while the four-day workweek gains steam. Plus, the best way to ask for advice, according to Korn Ferry's CEO. All that and more in the latest edition of Korn Ferry's This Week in Leadership. 

The 'Glass Cliff' for Female Leadership

Studies show women often get the top role only when it's high risk. Just ask outgoing IMF chief Christie Lagarde.

Netflix: Battling a Familiar Foe

After winning millions of viewers, the streaming giant is facing a new test from legacy media companies.

Who Needs Five Days? The UK Asks.

Politicians there are mulling a proposal to trim the workweek to four days, a debate that’s gaining steam across the globe.

A Prime Distraction

Amazon’s two-day sale has become akin to March Madness. How much does it dent worker focus?

Bank Earnings: Divided We Stand

Earnings from the major banks suggest consumers and big companies are heading in decidedly opposite directions.

Can I Pick Your Brain?

Korn Ferry CEO Gary Burnison explains why it’s so hard to ask for advice correctly.

The Hidden Fountain of Youth

One study finds those who feel content are 35% less likely to die prematurely. Best-selling author Daniel Goleman explains how purpose in work relates.