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Wells Fargo chief’s rise to the top

As chief executive of Wells Fargo, John Stumpf is in charge of the world’s biggest bank by stock market value at a time when the financial services …

Finance

Would Your Employees Work for Free?

Here’s the ultimate leadership litmus test: Would your employees still work for you if you didn’t pay them?<p>To answer this question, I traveled to …

Super Bowl XLVIII: Open Game Thread

Welcome to Super Bowl 48, and this is your official A Sea of Blue Open Game Thread for one of the greatest annual spectacles in sport. I am not a big …

Wells Fargo, New Orleans leaders announce $15,000 house down payment grants | NOLA.com

Hundreds of New Orleans residents saving to buy a house could qualify for a $15,000 grant for a down payment under a program being launched by …

The Capable Strategist: How Leaders Mistake Execution for Strategy

Audrey's Society Whirl: Wells Fargo Donates $4.1 Million to National Urban League

Audrey’s Society Whirl: Wells Fargo Donates $4.1 Million to National Urban League<p>EurPublisherDecember 4, 2013<p>Jon Campbell, executive vice president, …

Hall of Fame to get Broncos kicker Matt Prater’s coveted cleats

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will get the right cleat that Matt Prater wore when he kicked the longest field goal in history.<p>Just not for a …

NFL

Wells Fargo’s John Stumpf: I Never Set Out to Be CEO

Growing up on a poultry and dairy farm on the prairies of Minnesota, John Stumpf, one of 11 children, learned a lot about hard work, competition and …

Don’t Let Your Career “Just Happen”

We all know The Statistic: Only 4.2 percent of Fortune 500 CEOs are women. But the gender split in mid-level management is now nearly even. While women have made progress in being recognized as managers, why aren’t they making it to the top?<p>In many cases, they’ve climbed to the last rung of a …

The Right Way to Find a Career Sponsor

As part of her employer’s mentoring program, every month Willa meets one-on-one with Joan, a former EVP at the same global financial services firm. Warm and nurturing, Joan is a tireless champion of working mothers like Willa, having herself negotiated a flex arrangement working out of her home in …

Working at Wells Fargo | Jobs and Careers at Wells Fargo

None of us is as enterprising as all of us.<p>At Wells Fargo, we believe in the power of working together because great ideas can come from anyone. …

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FORTUNE — Almost a century ago Thomas Marshall, Woodrow Wilson’s Vice President, got tired of listening to senators blather on about the nation’s needs and uttered the words that made him immortal: “What this country needs is a good five-cent cigar.” Today, with 24/7 blathering as our national …

Life’s Work: An Interview with Maya Angelou

Photography: Lissa Gotwals<p>Maya Angelou worked as a cook, streetcar conductor, waitress, singer, dancer, editor, teacher, civil rights organizer, and actress before becoming one of America’s most beloved writers. Now 85 and a professor at Wake Forest University, she says her success as a storyteller …

Community-Powered Problem Solving

Photography: Michele Sereni<p>Artwork: Jacob Hashimoto, Infinite Expanse of Sky, 2008–2009, acrylic, paper, thread, bamboo, Studio La Città, Verona, Italy<p>All companies—even those in entirely B2B, brick-and-mortar industries—are now in a Facebook-like business. Their leaders have to be community …

Good Employees Make Mistakes. Great Leaders Allow Them To.

As a business leader, I found that one of the scariest things to do was to give your people the freedom to make mistakes. While mistakes allow individuals to learn and grow, they can also be very costly to any company. Scared as I was, I knew that truly great leaders found ways to allow their …