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Study: Female Executives Make Progress, But Mostly in Support Functions

Sixty percent of the top U.S. companies now have at least two women on their executive committees. Eight companies (including IBM, Pepsico, Lockheed Martin and General Motors) have a woman CEO. But closer inspection shows there’s a long way to go.<p>My gender consultancy firm, 20-First, has just …

The Game Boy Is 25: How Nintendo Changed The World In 1990

The Nintendo Game Boy is now a man.<p>The ground-breaking handheld games machine was released 25 years ago today in Japan on April 21, 1989.<p>While it …

Marks & Spencer losing clothing market share faster than rivals

Marks & Spencer is losing market share faster than any of its rivals among the UK's top 10 clothing retailers, according to new analysis released before the chain's latest results are revealed next week.<p>Analysts at Bernstein trimmed their forecasts for the year to the end of March as they said …

7 Brilliant Strategies Marissa Mayer Used To Shake Up Yahoo

In 2012, former Googler Marissa Mayer came on as CEO, amid much fanfare and a few photo shoots. Beyond the publicity, she quickly executed several smart strategies that have shaken up Yahoo.<p>Here's how Mayer taught the company new tricks.<p>As we've reported on before, Yahoo leaders have wanted a …

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Here Are The Major Differences Between Successful And Unsuccessful People

A few weeks ago, Dave Kerpen, author and chief executive of Likeable Local, received a postcard that illustrated the traits and behaviors of successful and unsuccessful people.<p>The card came from fellow Entrepreneurs Organization member Andy Bailey, the chief executive of Petra Coach. Although the …

Education must tackle skills gap, says BCC

John Longworth, director general of the BCC, to recommend “streaming” students at a younger age<p>Britain's education system must be overhauled to bridge a shortfall in skills that is currently being filled by foreign workers, the head of the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has warned.<p>John …