Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.
• Author: Bill Bryson One of the world’s most beloved writers and bestselling author of One Summer takes his ultimate journey—into the most intriguing and intractable questions that science seeks to answer.
Born in apartheid South Africa in 1959 (her father was imprisoned for being a member of the ANC), Deborah Levy moved with her family to London in 1968. She started writing poems, plays and novels in the
We all expect to be judged on our merits at work—to be recognized for our accomplishments and our unique talents, insights, and efforts. But does that actually happen? A variety of recent research by psychology,
Amazon has never been one to mind the contradictions. It’s a consumer e-commerce giant and a leader in cloud computing. The two don’t really have anything to do with one another, yet together they’ve Amazon
Billionaire jewelry king Fred Mouawad has a different take on the world of task management. Most providers have some play on keeping a list or offer a schedule of reminders. But Mouawad, after hanging
Most current thinking about gender diversity seems to misdiagnose the problem and prescribe the wrong treatment. It unconsciously blames women for failing to get ahead – and ultimately serves to undermine
It looks like social enterprise must be doing something right to foster gender balance in its leadership and workforce. The social enterprise model continues to attract women in ever-greater numbers: of
Women hold up half the sky Mao Zedong Last month President Obama nominated Janet Yellen to become the next Federal Reserve Board Chair and direct the nation's monetary policy. The following weekend, Hillary
Your money "You don't get if you don't ask" — or so we're often told. But when it comes to women and pay, researchers say it's too often, "If you ask, you'll pay." The gender gap on income can start as
By Jena McGregor Jena McGregor Reporter covering leadership issues in the headlines Email Bio Follow A new study finds that the more women there are in the boardroom, the less a company pays when it gobbles
As yet another female Tory MP announces she is to stand down, the soul-searching has begun about why women still find life in the Commons so unbearable. Laura Sandys says she is leaving politics because
Research into leadership is now a light industry. It's product, hard data on the soft stuff. This was first published in Business Strategy Review Volume 24 Issue 2-2013. Subscribe today to receive your
At its core, reverse innovation describes solutions adopted first in poorer, emerging nations that subsequently—and disruptively—find a market in richer, developed nations. But can reverse innovation relevant