Siobhan Thompson

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Terri Kelly, The “Un-CEO” Of W.L. Gore, On How To Deal With Chaos: Grow Up

Embrace “rainmakers,” says the leader of the company behind Gore-Tex. Her mantra for seeing 10,000 associates in dozens of countries through turbulent times: maturity.<p>Terri Kelly is the “un-CEO” of W.L. Gore, the brand best known for consumer products like Gore-Tex fabric and Elixir guitar strings …

Leadership

The Four-Year Career

Lessons from the new world of quicksilver work, where “career planning” is an oxymoron.<p><b>Adam Hasler looks like</b> a footloose millennial. He’s worked as a model, waited tables, and lived all over the world. But at 28, there’s more to his résumé than meets the eye.<p>He earned a dual degree in history and …

Employment

This Is Generation Flux: Meet The Pioneers Of The New (And Chaotic) Frontier Of Business

The future of business is pure chaos. Here’s how you can survive–and perhaps even thrive.<p><b>DJ Patil pulls a 2-foot-long metalbar</b> from his backpack. The contraption, which he calls a “double pendulum,” is hinged in the middle, so it can fold in on itself. Another hinge on one end is attached to a …

Innovation

The complete US jobs report for June in two simple charts

The US economy <b>added 195,000 jobs in June</b>, beating expectations, and the unemployment rate was <b>unchanged at 7.6%</b>. Here’s the breakdown of employment status for all Americans age 16 and above:<p>Here’s what job creation and loss looked like in various industries last month:

Jobs Report

The state of the American Dream is uncertain

Ah, the enduring American Dream: The idea that anyone who works hard enough can climb the ladder and achieve success: The big home in the suburbs, the luxury cars in the garage, the kids off to a good college and the retirement in a sunny locale.<p>The reality is more complicated.<p>Although the economy …

Income Inequality

Natural gas finds a friend in US climate policy

The White House's renewed push on climate change may have an unintended consequence—sparking new demand for natural gas, which is fast becoming a staple in creating electric power.<p>Last week, President Barack Obama gave a speech that unveiled a broad array of new initiatives to reduce carbon …

John Boehner: 'Unemployment Rate Is Far Too High'

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) reacted to Friday's jobs report, casting the country's economic growth situation as "tepid."<p>In a statement released on his website, Boehner admitted that there was "some good news in this report," but lamented that the "unemployment rate is still far too …

U.S. Adds 195,000 Jobs In June; Unemployment At 7.6%

The U.S. recovery continued roughly apace last month. Steady, if achingly slow, progress remains its defining characteristic, and the report is likely to little change the mindset of Federal Reserve policymakers set to reduce stimulus efforts later this year.<p>Employers added 195,000 workers in June, …