Jena McGregor
Jena McGregor
Columnist for On Leadership

Jena McGregor writes a daily column analyzing leadership in the news for the Washington Post’s On Leadership section.

Latest by Jena McGregor

Pete Carroll has learned his lesson

Pete Carroll has learned his lesson

The Seattle Seahawks coach offers us an example of how to emerge stronger after an earlier career mistake.

The Shake Shack strategy

The Shake Shack strategy

Founder Danny Meyer has an honest aversion to expanding too fast.

The biggest mass layoffs of the past two decades

The biggest mass layoffs of the past two decades

Here’s a look at how IBM’s layoffs could compare to other big cuts at U.S. organizations over the years.

To thine own self be true? Maybe not at work

To thine own self be true? Maybe not at work

It’s okay that you don’t know what your best possible self is yet. The only way you’re going to figure it out is by trying varieties of it.