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One Way Not to Get Bummed By Valentine's Day

Millie Grenough | Posted 02.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Millie Grenough

"Geez, I'm so tired of it. Everywhere I look -- Buy her a dozen roses... Give her that diamond she's always wanted... This year I can't even pay ou...

Give Your 'Prisoners' The Keys to the Front Door

Peter Aceto | Posted 01.28.2016 | Business
Peter Aceto

You know what they say about people: Give them the key to the door and they'll stay. Lock them up and the first thing they'll do is escape.

The Powerball of Publishing

Maria Rodale | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Maria Rodale

Yes, I bought Powerball tickets. It was my first time ever playing the lottery. It was fun to imagine what would happen if I won a billion dollars. Ri...

Getting Real About 'Strong' Leaders

Robert Hall | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

Believing in leadership is like believing in religion: if you expect perfection from those mortals who practice it, you will be mightily disappointed.

What it Means to Be a Social Impact CEO

Melissa Beck | Posted 01.15.2016 | Impact
Melissa Beck

In terms of corporate giving, social responsibility programs have become pillars on which businesses stand. They build trust with employees, customers and stakeholders alike. Engaging employees strengthens bonds, creates loyalty and makes individuals more productive.

People of Action: Gary Coxe

Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Impact
Dr. Cheryl Action Jackson

I'm always fascinated by the people I have met who have experience extreme challenges and tragedy, but never give up. They remain so dedicated to ...

7 People Mistakes Founders Make

Brian de Haaff | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

While every executive will have their own approach based on their education, experience, fears and aspirations, they should build people up and put the business ahead of their own desires. But too often, that is not the case.

Just Tell Me What You're Good at

Peter Aceto | Posted 12.21.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

Nothing screams hierarchy more than job titles on business cards. We have never had titles on business cards or on email signatures. Everyone at Tangerine has a job description with the goal of providing clarity and accountability.

It's a CEO's Job to Set People Up for Success

Peter Aceto | Posted 12.16.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

It's my job to set people up for success. People, by nature, are good and want to contribute to something worthwhile. Leaders have to put their people in situations that will enable them to do that.

Drop the Adjective

Cara Santana | Posted 12.09.2015 | Women
Cara Santana

Opinionated. Emotional. Neurotic. Strong. Intense. Just a few of the words that precede "woman." Yes, in today's world there seems to be no shortage of adjectives that define the feminine pronoun. In a traditionally male dominated field of business, finance, tech and entrepreneurial endeavors, we women find ourselves labeled with adjectives that rarely find themselves in front of our male counterparts.

To Achieve Gender Parity on Corporate Boards: CEO Warriors Needed

Janice Reals Ellig | Posted 12.05.2015 | Women
Janice Reals Ellig

The US is a world power, with an abundance of talented executives, at least half of which are women. Therefore, nothing is stopping us from getting to parity, but it does take CEO Warriors uniting to take the United States from 10th place to 1st in the percentage of women on corporate boards.

Redefining the Model of CEO Success: Marissa Mayer and the Fortune 500's Next Generation

Laura Mather | Posted 12.02.2015 | Business
Laura Mather

In what ways is Mayer being held to a higher standard because she's a woman? Because she's a pregnant woman, a regrettable anomaly in the Fortune 500? Perhaps because she's a relatively young woman -- at 40, she's more than a decade younger than the median age of CEOs in the Fortune 1000. Or is it her femininity?

What I Didn't Know About Becoming a CEO

Karen Firestone | Posted 11.09.2015 | Business
Karen Firestone

The company I co-founded is now ten years old. While we're an investment firm, many of the things I've learned as CEO transcend any particular industr...

Why This CEO Will Never Hire Another Manager

Brian de Haaff | Posted 11.03.2015 | Business
Brian de Haaff

I seem to have struck a nerve with Tuesday's post, "You Should Run From These 3 Crazy Managers." I thought that some of you would appreciate it, but wow, that was a serious response. 

Advice From Startupbootcamp Amsterdam

Lisa Chau | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Chau

Patrick de Zeeuw (right) at Startupbootcamp Amsterdam In April, I before I met with Deputy Mayor Kajsa Ollongren during The Next Web conference in t...

Clean the Toilet

Peter Aceto | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

My family and I are huge fans of the international phenomenon we know today as Cirque du Soleil. We are amazed and dazzled with each show and wonder how they can continue to innovate and surprise their audiences time and again.

100 CEOs Have As Much In Retirement Funds As 41 Percent of U.S.

Bloomberg | Jenny Che | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business

The retirement savings accumulated by just 100 chief executives are equal to the entire retirement accounts of 41 percent of U.S. families -- or more ...

United Airlines General Counsel Takes Over As Acting CEO

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

Oct 19 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said late Monday that its general counsel Brett Hart would take over as acting chief executive off...

Depth of a Salesman

Jerry Zezima | Posted 10.13.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Despite the lamentable fact that I couldn't sell skis in Vermont during the winter, or surfboards in Hawaii during the summer, or even beer to castaways on a desert island, mainly because I would have consumed it myself, I recently got a job as a salesman.

Jack Dorsey To Be Named Twitter CEO: Report

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.30.2015 | Technology

Jack Dorsey is about to be verified -- again. Twitter's interim chief could be named permanent CEO as early as Thursday, according to Re/Code. The de...

How Everyone Wins When "We" Comes Before "Me"

Peter Aceto | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Peter Aceto

A mentor of mine once said: "You can't be an outlier unless you want to actually turn the tables upside down." It's time the business world turns the tables upside down.

Happy 25th Birthday to the Chief Learning Officer (CLO)

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 09.02.2015 | Business
Shane Paul Neil

Organizational titles have changed over the years and new ones have emerged like that of Chief Learning Officer (CLO) in response to the challenges and opportunities within the global business environment.

Here's How Outrageous The Pay Gap Between CEOs And Workers Is

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business

If you thought CEOs were earning way too much while the bulk of their companies' employees got left behind -- well, you weren't wrong. The pay gap bet...

Former eBay CEO John Donahoe Is Taking 6 Months Off

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.17.2015 | Business

The kind of person who winds up becoming the chief executive officer of a huge public company is not typically the kind of person who wants to be une...

Google's New 'Low Key' CEO Is So On Trend

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 08.24.2015 | Business

Google just appointed a new CEO. And he’s not like the brash, high-profile boy wunderkinds we’ve come to expect/dread in the tech world. G...