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The Grateful Dead: A Guide to Their Essential Live Songs

<b>A User’s Guide to the Grateful Dead</b><p>By Jesse Jarnow<p>As avatars of San Francisco's ’60s-born counterculture, the Grateful Dead have served as an alternative to American reality for more than a half-century. Performing from 1965 to 1995 with guitarist and songwriter Jerry Garcia, the Dead survive …

Leadership Tip: Hire the Quiet Neurotic, Not the Impressive Extrovert

Most leaders are attracted to the guy or woman who seems confident and outgoing, unafraid in any situation or facing any challenge. They expect an extrovert to infuse any team with energy, to push ahead on projects and to motivate colleagues to do their best work. Meantime they have low …

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It’s dumb not to fill your company’s board with women

Worldwide, only about one out of every ten corporate board members is a woman (PDF).<p>That’s a sharp imbalance, and some countries and institutions have been working to correct it. In 2003, Norway introduced a mandate that at least 40% of every public company’s board be female, and last year, the …

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Employee referral programs are making the workplace a lot whiter

It’s a common workplace practice: Recommend a friend or former colleague for a job and collect a handsome bonus.<p>But a Rutgers University management professor finds that such referral programs actually cut off opportunities for minority candidates. Nancy Di Tomaso says that corporate America could …