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What does leadership look like with the men airbrushed out?

The answer: there’s a lot of empty chairs.<p>British women’s magazine Elle compiled the video above as part of its feminist campaign to get more women …

Can YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Solve Tech's Gender Gap?

“Unless we make a change, the future of tech will look just like it does today,” cautioned YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki at last week’s Grace Hopper Celebration, a gathering which brought together over 12,000 female technologists. For Wojcicki, the bleak statistics around women in this industry …

Gender Gap = Leadership Gap

The World Economic Forum in Davos just ended, and with it came news that the gender gap in still alive and well, especially in the United States, which is ranked behind Nicaragua, Burundi and Latvia, just to name a few.<p>Now in its ninth year, the Gender Gap Index, put out by the Forum, shows …

Why Isn’t Having More Women In Leadership Budging The Gender Wage Gap?

A recent study found that women in managerial roles haven’t broken down the wage barrier for their female employees.<p>We’ve covered a lot of ways to reduce the gender wage gap. Among them: implementing a policy where every employee knows what the entire staff earns, instituting diversity initiatives, …

The Gender Leadership Gap: Are Women the Real Issue That's Holding Women Back?

Despite the many gains women have made in the past few decades, the gender leadership gap remains a huge chasm. Though women make up 47 percent of the U.S. workforce, just 22 percent of the senior managers in the United States are women. Only 5 percent of Fortune 500 companies have women CEOs.<p>The …

Supplier squeeze: Loblaw in the spotlight over pricing practices

In a memo issued to some of its suppliers last year, Loblaw Cos. Ltd. set out an extensive set of rules concerning pricing and competitive practices.<p>The document provided guidelines regarding "ad matching" with other stores' prices, "collisions" with competitors' promotions, and it warned of a …

Creating a 'Contagious' Corporate Culture

The recent New York Times article on Amazon's "bruising workplace" sparked a firestorm of reaction. While I admire the giant retailer's singular accomplishment - instilling shared beliefs and principles in virtually all of its employees - I believe there is more than one way to do that.<p>Employees …

The crucial role founders play in corporate culture | The Horizons Tracker

There has probably seldom been a time where organizational culture has been such a hot topic. This desire to get inside how our companies work has …

United Airlines CEO Oscar Muñoz Is Trying To Fix The Company's Corporate Culture

This past week I flew from Las Vegas to San Francisco on United Airlines. Because United is affiliated with the Star Alliance group--and I've fallen head-deep into the business travel trap of collecting air miles--when I'm trying to get back to British Columbia and Air Canada does not fly direct, I …

What Apple employees really think about the company's internal corporate culture

Apple has a reputation for being extremely secretive in its day-to-day operations. So secretive, in fact, that some employees didn't know they were working on the first iPad until Steve Jobs unveiled it on stage.<p>That makes us all wonder what it must be like to work for Apple.<p>We know it can be …

The Corporate Culture Wars

<b>It’s hard to compete with free meals and in-house yoga studios, but even founders of early stage start-ups can start thinking about culture.</b><p>I …

Amazon's no holds barred reply to New York Times 'expose' on corporate culture

In a blog post on Monday by senior vice president for global corporate affairs at Amazon, Jay Carney, Amazon lament the lack of context associated …

Corporate Culture

Amazon, Corporate Culture, and Risk Management

Corporate culture isn't just for the big guys. Get it wrong and it could cost you big bucks.<p>Something's afoot in the American workplace. The past few months have brought stories that reveal growing dissatisfaction with the way businesses are run. The New York Time's expos of Amazon's "purposeful …

How to reboot your corporate culture into an innovation culture

• Assess your company’s current values and beliefs <i>as understood by the employees.</i><br>• Communicating the need for new values—and moving employees to a new way of thinking—is hard. It starts with thinking through the new values and beliefs the company wants to live by.<br>• Plan a concerted effort to create a new …

Leadership merit badges

Michael Lopp, Head of Engineering at Pinterest, recently gave a talk at the Cultivate conference in which he talks about different merit badges that …

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

Want big data sales programs to work? Get emotional

Most companies are inundated with data, know how they would like to use it, yet can’t get it to work. It’s time to step away from the dashboard and …

The Emotional Boundaries You Need at Work

To develop meaningful and mature relationships at work or at home we need to develop <i>two</i> filters. The first filter protects you from other people. The second filter protects other people from you.<p><i>Filter 1: protect yourself from others.</i> I once worked with a manager who gave blunt feedback in …

Make Your Emotions Work for You in Negotiations

Your emotions matter in negotiations. They fuel your behaviors, energize you, and allow you to strengthen—or distance and damage—relationships with the people you’re negotiating with. But too often, people refuse to acknowledge their full range of feelings because they’re afraid of losing the …

Is it getting easier to show emotions at work?

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Recovering from an Emotional Outburst at Work

It happens — we all get emotional at work. You might scream, or cry, or pound the table and stamp your feet. This is not ideal office behavior, of course, and there are ramifications to these outbursts, but they don’t have to be career-killers either. If you take a close look at what happened, why …

How To Handle Emotions At Work In A Healthy, Productive Way

Sometimes we’re overcome by our emotions, other times we bottle them up. Here’s how to find the right balance at work.<p>Not so long ago, emotions were considered to be bothersome, unnecessary obstacles to productivity in the workplace, and we were told to leave them at the door once we got to …

5 Ways to Handle Emotional Breakdown at Work

You know how, sometimes, your boss says something that really hits a nerve, or a million other things are going haywire at work, and you decide it’s …

The Emotional Toll of a Cutthroat Work Environment

A recent article in the <i>New York Times</i> revealed the bruising workplace environment at Amazon. The gist? Amazon employees are encouraged to poke holes in one another's ideas, give secret feedback about coworkers and work incredibly late hours (emails after midnight, anyone?). The takeaway was that …

Why The Heart Of Silicon Valley Was Voluntarily Working For Free Over Labor Day

(Ferenstein Wire) - At around 10PM on Labor Day Sunday, I posted a coding problem to the popular software developer forum, Stack Exchange. Just 30 minutes later, a puzzle that I couldn’t solve for weeks was settled by a friendly user also burning the midnight oil over the holiday weekend. Not …

Still Searching For The Strategy In Alphabet (nee Google)

Does Google Inc.’s reincarnation as Alphabet Inc. materially change anything for long-term investors? At best, the answer is “not yet.” Restructuring and renaming the company have not produced a tangible, compelling strategy for the overall enterprise. On the other hand, if these moves get …

World War Uber: Why The Ride-Hailing Giant Can't Conquer The Planet (Yet)

Uber is used to getting what it wants, wherever it wants. In 60 countries the ride-hailing colossus has pursued an SUV-size take on Sun Tzu: slip into a market by surprise, quickly suffocate any competitors and — if this infuriates entrenched taxi lobbies and government officials — never, ever back …

Business schools put ethics high on MBA agenda

In the wake of the financial crisis, MBA students are being taught about corporate social responsibility<p>As the bodies responsible for teaching so many of the "masters of the universe" who did so much to cause last year's economic meltdown, it is perhaps not surprising that business schools have …