Stories by Nancy Weil

Lockheed Martin acknowledges 'significant' cyberattack

Lockheed Martin Saturday night acknowledged that it its information systems network had been the target of a "significant and tenacious attack," but said that its security team detected the intrusion "almost immediately and took aggressive actions to protect all systems and data."

Book advises on jumping career ruts

Top-performing employees worldwide do three things well and consistently that set them apart and that can be emulated by anyone else who wants to succeed in their careers, according to a recently published book, <a href="http://www.changeanythingbook.com/">"Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success."</a> And willpower -- often held to be central to whatever changes we seek to make in our lives and careers -- is not part of the equation.

Six tips for career success

The authors of "Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success" offer these tips for career success:

Book explores traits of high-impact philanthropists

High-impact philanthropic efforts, from organizations such as the Bill &amp; Melinda Gates Foundation and Cisco Systems, that have the most success at solving societal problems, share a common set of characteristics: They keep their focus on a small core of issues, establish networks of like-minded individuals, corporations and nonprofits for those target areas, and understand that it's not just about giving money, a new book on philanthropy said.

Hiring insights from, and for, CFOs

With the economy continuing to pick up steam, industry surveys and analysts are predicting an attendant uptick in hiring for financial positions, including CFOs. While CFOs themselves could be changing jobs, they also are increasingly more likely to be doing some hiring.

'As One': New book explores models for collaboration

A couple of years ago, business consultant Mehrdad Baghai and James Quigley, the global CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, were chatting about Quigley's formidable challenge of getting all 170,000 of his company's employees "on the same page," working for the collective good of the organization.

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