news from + about mike


Watch Mike's interview at UBS on career planning, productivity, and networking.


What Constitutes A Successful Career? Optimizing For Impact

Forbes, April 27, 2018 - Assessing the progress of your career is never straightforward. The Career Manifesto offers the most important criteria against which to benchmark your success.

How to Find Your Career Path

Lifehacker, May 21, 2018 - Mike talks about figuring out your purpose, taking calculated risks and finding a fulfilling career.


Work that Matters by WorqIQ

WorqIQ Podcast, May 29, 2018 - Dive in with Shawn and Mike as we discuss happiness at work, the five pillars of your career, and what it means to be a CEO driving both happiness & self-fulfillment in the workplace!


Struggling To Build Better Habits? Try The “If Then” Technique

LeadX Podcast, May 14, 2018 - Mike talks to podcast host and leadership and business expert Kevin Kruse about building better habits.

Interview with Rebecca Jarvis

Real Biz, Jan. 29, 2018 -- Discover your calling and create an extraordinary life with XO Group Inc. CEO Mike Steib, interviewed live on Facebook.


Manage Your Time As if You Only Have Five Hours to Live

Parade, Jan. 30, 2018 -- In his manifesto, Steib covers several enormously important topics, from making a commitment to managing stress in and out of the workplace.


Book Review: The Career Manifesto

INC, Jan. 31, 2018 -- Need to Discover Your Calling? Want to Live a Fulfilling Life? This Is the Perfect Book for You.  Mike Steib's 'Career Manifesto' is the perfect guide to crafting a better -- and more fun -- career.


Don't Just Network — Build Your 'Meaningful Network' to Maximize Your Impact

Mike Steib is one of those larger than life figures — which is why it’s shocking to hear him say that none of this comes easy to him.


A former Google director shares 3 questions to ask yourself if you think you want to leave your job

Huffington Post, Jun. 22, 2017 -- "Mike Steib, CEO of American media company XO Group, has a fair bit of experience of changing roles over his career."

Interview with Mike Steib, CEO of XO Group

Cheddar, Jan. 30, 2018 -- Mike talks wedding registry, lasting marriages, marketplace, workplace diversity, and The Career Manifesto.

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XO Group Keeping Focus on Brides + Babies

Bloomberg, March 11, 2015 -- Michael Steib, chief executive officer at XO Group, talks with Matt Miller about fourth-quarter results and how the company is planning to expand the brand. He speaks on “In The Loop.”


XO Group CEO Michael Steib Talks About Reinventing A 20-Year Old Media Company

TechCrunch, Mar 29, 2015 -- "If you want to build a company at the intersection of advertising and commerce, Steib seems like the right person for it."


How to nail job interview questions (like ‘Why should we hire you?’)

Today, June 26, 2017 -- Mike Steib, CEO of the XO group tests the job interview skills of TODAY co-hosts  and critique their responses to “What superpower would you want to have?” and other typical interview questions.


A CEO who has worked at Google shares 3 tips for successfully planning out your career

Mike Steib (who previously held two different director roles at Google) told Business Insider he architected a plan for his own career, and now spends many hours mentoring and helping other people do the same with theirs.

3 Things to Do Before Bed That Will Energize You the Next Day

Fortune, May 18, 2017 -- "When I arrive at my desk, I feel energized, have a clear focus on my big three important items for the day, and have already made significant progress on them, thanks to a strong morning routine."

The Do's and Don'ts of Taking the Helm

MSN, Sept. 5, 2017 --Mike Steib, CEO of the XO group, came in and transformed the company to fit into a mobile-first society, but it wasn't easy. Steib shares two things you need to keep in mind when joining the C-suite.