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The CEO of Salesforce Found Out His Female Employees Were Paid Less Than Men. His Response Is a Priceless Leadership Lesson

Marc Benioff doesn't believe you can be a decent CEO in 2018 if you're not committed to paying women and men equally.<p>According to a press release by the American Association of University Women (AAUW), new U.S. Census Bureau data revealed that women working full time on average "still make 80 cents …

Team Building

Revlon names its first female CEO in its 86-year history

Debra Perelman has been appointed the first female Chief Executive Officer of Revlon, a company that's majority owned by her billionaire father, Ronald Perelman.<p>"It's a good time for the company to be led by a woman," she said in a statement to CNNMoney. "This is another first for the company and …

General Motors

GM’s dress code is only two words

When asked what men can do to improve women’s lives at work, Mary Barra gets straight to the point: “Stop making assumptions,” she tells Quartz.<p>As chief executive at General Motors, Barra practices what she preaches. Her management philosophy is epitomized by GM’s workplace dress code—which is …

General Motors

Danica Patrick Spent Years Preparing to Retire -- by Laying the Groundwork for a New Career

How do you trade the comforts of a job you know well for the unknown of entrepreneurship? Just-retired race car driver Danica Patrick is finding out.<p>This story appears in the July 2018 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p><b>In the weeks leading up</b> to Danica Patrick’s final IndyCar race this past May, she …

Motorsport

In honour of International Women in Engineering Day, here are 39 of the best

Using data, Garten's team helps decide how Siri is updated or what new features the program will get. And because her job involves crunching enough …

From receptionist to CEO: Meet DDB’s first female global CEO Wendy Clark

Fresh out of college and steadfast in her dreams of working in the ad industry, Wendy Clark (pictured) set foot into an ad agency, not as an account …

Global poll says India most dangerous country for women

India has been ranked as the most dangerous country out of the world’s 10 worst countries for women, behind Afghanistan, Pakistan and Somalia, …

A Chennai girl’s rise from Madras University to General Motors’s first female CFO

In an industry not exactly known for its diversity, an iconic American carmaker has appointed its first female chief financial officer (CFO). And she’s from Chennai, India.<p>On June 13, General Motors (GM), the maker of Buick, Cadillac, and Chevrolet cars, said that 39-year-old Dhivya Suryadevara …

General Motors

Equinox CEO: Men used to ignore me in meetings—here's the trick I use to get their attention

"Dude, don't you realize she's the boss?"<p>It's a scene that many female executives can relate to.<p>In the latest installment of my interview series "Two …

How Vimeo's 34-Year-Old CEO Mastered The Nonlinear Career Path

The gifts of the digital age are wildly abundant. We have in our pockets the ability to teach ourselves anything, meet people and build communities across the globe and an endless market for goods and services. This level of access and freedom means you don’t have to follow a traditional career …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends for 2018

What a year ahead! Right now, 56% of the top US companies were founded by a first- or second-generation immigrants. With speech recognition at 95% accuracy, voice technology is in its stride. Today, more people start product searches on Amazon than search engines. Freelance workforces grew 23% in …

Mary Meeker

India’s IT engineers need to reskill to survive – and this is the tech they’re clamouring to learn

The internet of things has more takers than any other, according to data from online-learning platform Edureka.<p>Upskill or perish has become the …

Mary Meeker’s 2018 internet trends report | Code 2018

Kanban: What is the Kanban system and how to get started with a Kanban board

We explain the basic principles of Kanban, introduce the Kanban board and look at Kanban vs Scrum<p>Managers may breathily whisper the word ‘Kanban’ to …

Amazon Sumerian, a platform for building AR, VR and 3D apps, is now open to all

Last November, AWS announced a new product called Amazon Sumerian, a toolkit and platform for developers to build “mixed reality” apps — that is, using virtual reality, augmented reality and 3D — without needing to have any specialised programming or graphics skills. And today, after running the …

Financial Services

The 1 Crucial Trait Steve Jobs Taught Apple CEO Tim Cook

Steve Jobs taught Tim Cook that transformative leaders don't follow the status quo.<p>Speaking to more than 5,500 graduates at the 2018 Duke University commencement on Sunday, Apple CEO Tim Cook reminded them that, despite the problems facing society, "this is the best time in history to be alive."<p>The …

A woman's fury holds lifetimes of wisdom

The global collection of women's experiences can no longer be ignored, says actress and activist Tracee Ellis Ross. In a candid, fearless talk, she …

What’s Next for Pearson? (Not Buying Your Education Startup.)

It’s hard not to pick on Goliath when things unravel. For Pearson, the world’s largest education company, some of its recent tumult in past years …

Education Technology

London to get 4G connectivity boost as O2 announces plans for 300 new small cells

Londoners will soon enjoy enhanced 4G connectivity in the capital as O2 announced it would be installing 300 new small cells in boroughs across the …

In blockchain we trust - MIT Technology Review

The dot-com bubble of the 1990s is popularly viewed as a period of crazy excess that ended with hundreds of billions of dollars of wealth being …

Blockchain

The U.S., China And Others Race To Develop 5G Mobile Networks

<i>This article was originally published at Stratfor.com.</i><p><i>5G communications networks will enhance the performance of the internet of things, autonomous vehicles and other technological advancements in the 2020s.</i>• <i><br>Having lagged behind its rivals in developing 5G’s predecessors, China will exert greater</i> …

Dare to disagree

Most people instinctively avoid conflict, but as Margaret Heffernan shows us, good disagreement is central to progress. She illustrates (sometimes …

Leadership

It's time for women to run for office

With warmth and wit, Halla Tómasdóttir shares how she overcame media bias, changed the tone of the political debate and surprised her entire nation …

The career advice you probably didn’t get

You’re doing everything right at work, taking all the right advice, but you’re just not moving up. Why? Susan Colantuono shares a simple, surprising …

So we leaned in ... now what?

Sheryl Sandberg admits she was terrified to step onto the TED stage in 2010 -- because she was going to talk, for the first time, about the lonely …

A police chief with a difference

Kiran Bedi has a surprising resume. Before becoming Director General of the Indian Police Service, she managed one of the country's toughest prisons …

On being a woman and a diplomat

Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright talks bluntly about politics and diplomacy, making the case that women's issues deserve a place at …

Why do ambitious women have flat heads?

Dame Stephanie Shirley is the most successful tech entrepreneur you never heard of. In the 1960s, she founded a pioneering all-woman software company …

Huawei reports a $7.3 billion profit and registers a total revenue of $92.5 billion in 2017- Technology News, Firstpost

Eyeing the growth-driven Cloud, <b>Internet of Things</b> (IoT) and <b>5G markets</b>, Shenzhen-based Huawei on Friday reported net profit of 47.5 billion yuan ($7.3 …

To save money, put the emphasis on online education

Regarding "Missouri House sends budget to the Senate" (March 30):<p>I understand public school is very expensive, especially what's paid to get …