Show investors that you care about more than just profits

I found this researching my next book, Leading with Happiness. At the 2008 Southwest Airlines Shareholders’ Meeting, CEO Gary Kelly ended his presentation with this wonderful story. February the 27th we had flight number 1218 preparing for departure from Dallas to Las Vegas via Austin and as the customers were taking their seats our Dallas … Continue reading Show investors that you care about more than just profits Read more ›

Men Who Get it: Lance A. LaVergne, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Talent Acquisition Strategy & Practice, Wells Fargo

 By Cathie Ericson Numbers talk, say Wells Fargo’s Lance LaVergne, and one of the most powerful ways to point out the importance of diversity is through the data. “The numbers can tell a compelling story and show you where you have areas of opportunity,” he says. His approach is to start with the baseline assumption… Read More

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Helicopter Parents in the Workplace: It Happens and It Needs to Stop

The concept of helicopter parents buzzing around the workplace, just like they hovered and swooped on the elementary school soccer field, sounds like a joke. No doubt you’ve heard of this phenomenon — parents sitting in on interviews or calling … [Read more…]

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What Skills Differentiate Women Who Make It To The Top?

Guest contributed by Steven Stein What does it really take for women leaders to make it to the top in the business world? Over the past 20 years, we’ve compiled the world’s largest database of testing results on emotional intelligence—approximately 2 million people worldwide. The Emotional Quotients Inventory (EQ-i 2.0) is the first and most… Read More

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Why Does The Other Line Always Move Faster? Game Theory Tuesdays

Note: this is a statistics topic rather than a game theory post At the supermarket checkout, should you pick the shorter line or the line where people have fewer items? I have gotten into heated arguments with people who insist on a particular way. And yet, the discussion is actually moot since there is a … Continue reading Why Does The Other Line Always Move Faster? Game Theory Tuesdays Read more ›