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Why 'Laudato Si' Should be on the Reading List of Every CEO

Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI | Posted 07.15.2015 | Business
Rev. Seamus P. Finn, OMI

Upon reading the much anticipated Papal Encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si', I found myself immediately looking for ways to get it into the hands of the CEOs I know. As I see it, the Pope's messages for business leaders are as follows.

Why Recruiters Fail and What Leaders Can Do About It

Ian Sephton | Posted 07.14.2015 | Business
Ian Sephton

Have you ever met an amazing recruiter? Perhaps you met one during an employment search or one who works for your organization and brings you top-flight talent. If it's the latter, hold on to him or her tightly because these people are hard to find.

CEO Insight: Overcoming the Emotional Toll of Anger

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 07.08.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

When we make the choices that allow us to preserve our inner peace, the reward is that the sweet savor of success isn't marred with the bitter aftertaste that comes with lingering anger. And isn't that why we began this journey of entrepreneurship in the first place?

As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

Why People Don't Say What Needs to Be Said

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Lisa Earle McLeod

Last year I was working with the CEO of a pharmaceutical firm that specialized in allergy medicine. He'd just joined the company and was preparing for his first big town hall. As the new CEO, he recognized that people would want to know his plans. He prepared several slides about their position in the market, and their opportunities.

CEO Succession: The Real-Life Game of Thrones

David Reimer | Posted 06.29.2015 | Business
David Reimer

ew leadership transitions trigger a more immediate sense of uncertainty and risk for most of us than the replacement of the CEO at one's organization. The less clear the criteria, the more widespread the intrigues. The less managed the process, the greater the ensuing commotion.

A Message to Corporate Leaders Post Charleston

Melissa J. Nixon | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Melissa J. Nixon

I can only imagine what it was like in many corporate offices post the tragedy of Charleston on the Thursday that followed such a devastating event. I can remember many times when I was in a corporate environment not wanting to go into work because of national events that happened revolving around race.

Customer Service Just Died; and Your Training Budget Killed It!

Linda Harding-Bond | Posted 06.23.2015 | Business
Linda Harding-Bond

Once a month the CEO of a certain Five-Star resort company would return to the home office. A status meeting was always held. All vice presidents and middle management would attend either in person or via Skype.

Leadership at Starbucks: An Extra-Hot Recipe for Growth

Laura Berger | Posted 05.28.2015 | Business
Laura Berger

"Sylvia is here!" Everyone perked up as she came through the door and deliberately hugged them all. "Michael, how is your dog's leg?" "Shana, how is y...

RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Ann Moore, Art Gallery Owner/Former Chairman and CEO of Time Inc.

Ian Spanier | Posted 05.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

After a highly successful 33-year career that saw her ascend to the top of Time Inc., Moore went from the boardroom to the ground floor of the art w...

What Should You Look for in a Mentor?

Joseph Kopser | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Joseph Kopser

As a veteran and entrepreneur, I've learned a thing or two about mentorship over the years. In fact, I would not be where I am today if it wasn't for a group of incredible mentors guiding me along the way.

Parent Like a CEO

Christi Bostwick | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Christi Bostwick

The answer to the question, "How can I be a good parent?" may be as simple as applying what we know about what makes a good corporate manager to parenting.

How Reflection Sets You Up for Success

Gabriel Bristol | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Gabriel Bristol

Sometimes the push toward progress is so fast and so furious that it's tempting to look backward only in order to put your company's growth in perspective. For instance, last year we had 250 employees.

Out Dov Charney, In Paula Schneider: What's to Come With New Female CEO Of AA

Summer Noblé | Posted 06.14.2015 | Business
Summer Noblé

It goes without saying that Paula Schneider has some big shoes to fill. She has to fix a smeared reputation and clean up financial losses, but being the renaissance woman she is with a valuable and varied background, it shouldn't be a problem.

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Hillary Clinton Blasts Pay For CEOs, Hedge Fund Managers In Campaign Kickoff

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 04.15.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In her first campaign event Tuesday as a presidential candidate in the early caucus state of Iowa, Hillary Clinton blasted a system that...

Becoming Wonder Woman

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 06.07.2015 | Women
Caroline Giegerich

When I was eight years old, I rushed into the kitchen afflicted with a cut on my wrist. She cocked one eyebrow, looked down her glasses and calmly responded in her Southern drawl to the screaming child in front of her. "Well, you're not deaaaaad yet."

Looking Back at Women's History Month, It's All about 'B'

Gemma Puglisi | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Gemma Puglisi

Just last year, Smith went missing for nearly 18 hours -- and was later found in Manhattan. Her struggle with the disease continues, yet she and Gasby have not only been devoted to each other, but to the cause.

UK Start Up Erly Stage Studios: 'Make Learning Fun'

Anna Shen | Posted 05.25.2015 | Technology
Anna Shen

Farid Haque's mother speaks Arabic, his father, Japanese, his friends, Urdu and his wife, Norwegian. When this education technology entrepreneur, publisher and gamer launched his company, the road ahead was obvious.

Young and Entrepreneurial: How a Random Email Led Undecided Cornell English Major Molly Johnson to High-Growth Education Startup Piazza

David Ongchoco | Posted 05.19.2015 | Education
David Ongchoco

Piazza is an education platform startup that is quickly becoming a staple for university students. Using the Piazza platform, students get to ask questions and have them answered by fellow students, TAs and Professors.

Don't Do What This CEO Did...

Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells) | Posted 05.12.2015 | Business
Kristine Maudal & Even Fossen (Brainwells)

The executive team is not just a group of people. It is a highly skilled, trained, and experienced collection of individuals that TOGETHER create a powerful force for the company. Make sure you utilize this power for the greater good.

Maybe Your Boss Isn't From Hell?

Bob Rosen | Posted 05.05.2015 | Business
Bob Rosen

Becoming a leader is a lifelong adventure, much the same as becoming a healthy, integrated person. It is truly a journey of dreams and fears, successes and failures. But why is it so hard to embrace that humanity inside ourselves or to accept the humanity of the leaders around us?

Former Charles Schwab CEO David Pottruck's Breakthrough Change Into Right Work

Leni Miller | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Leni Miller

He practiced brutal self-reflection and took responsibility for his mistakes. He learned from his experience and grew beyond his pain. Now he is rapidly becoming a significant thought leader and expert in the area of change itself. Today, Dave is contributing to business and life at a level far bigger than that of being CEO of one company.

In the Trenches: 36 Things I've Learned as a Founder

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 03.07.2015 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

Over the past five years, I've accrued a lot of advice -- some of it invaluable and some not so much -- as well as lessons learned the hard way. I've also collected quite a few notes and reminders along the way.

C-Suite Revolution: Customer Officers and Data Officers Emerge As the Next Top Executives 

Daniel Newman | Posted 03.01.2015 | Business
Daniel Newman

Despite the transformative impact that CIOs and CMOs have on business, questions have been raised as to whether there is a need for both of these roles, and if we will see them evolve in a bigger way in the coming years.

Two Responsibilities a CEO Should Not Delegate

Mike Harden | Posted 02.17.2015 | Small Business
Mike Harden

You are responsible for growth and value, and for creating worth within your organization. If it's a task other than the aforementioned, get out and don't let it pull you back in.