Capitalist theory asserts that CEOs rise to the top based on merit and moxie and deserve million-dollar pay packages. Turns out, though, capitalism doesn't really work that way. Conniving Jonnies rule the business world.
I don't care where you went to school. Hell, I don't care if you went to school at all. What I care about is who you are and how you see the world, and I hire people based on their perspective, not their pedigree.
Conservatives love incentives. Let's pay a top executive 1800 times what a worker makes... because incentives! Let's tax capital gains at half the rate we tax worker's pay... because incentives!
When you stand for something, you inspire. You take a stand for something, usually bigger than yourself, and people relate. It motivates rather than manipulates.
The unemployed must stop believing that they don't have a job. They do. And that job is to get a job. It's a full time, high pressure, high-stakes venture. And as the CEO of that venture, each job seeker must ask a simple yet daunting question: Would you hire you?
Guys, let's help get more women into public office. Okay, this is about fairness, and getting better government everywhere. I feel that we should tr...
We collect little nuggets from the many different experiences, conferences, seminars we attend and from life in general. It's important to revisit them on a regular basis else they fade and lose their front-of-mind value.
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. What's less well-known is that you and I and other taxpayers are subsidizing this sky-high executive compensation.
Kay reveals the secret behind the success, including how she strategically positioned herself to be a network CEO, at a time when women were only getting offers to become the secretary.
In these times of questioning the entitlement and roles of our arts institutions, we need to break through the community-facing silos of marketing, development and education and close the loop in social service engagement.
As the boss you're simply not expected to get ill and consequently few senior managers I know take time off sick.
The recent news about wide variations in hospital prices underscores that successful healthcare reform requires hospital reform. But hospital CEOs fac...
Fashion goes beyond glossy magazine pages; if used well, it introduces girls to policy issues, entrepreneurship, and science - some key skills for the modern female pioneer.
LinkedIn is a powerful tool for sales and business development. It's also a great way to follow companies and get great content and viewpoints. But I don't want recruiters to call my employees.
If compensation is solely based on influence, it would be difficult to argue that anyone should be paid more than CEOs of large companies. And yes, this includes political leaders.
JP Morgan's Jamie Dimon is just the lastest to be ensnarled by the annual "separate the roles" campaign -- independent of lack of evidence these arrangements improve governance.