Rose Hollister and Michael Watkins, consultants at Genesis Advisers, argue that many companies today are taking on too many initiatives. Each manager might have their own pet projects they want to focus on, but that trickles down to lower level workers dealing with more projects at a time that they can handle, or do well. This episode also offers practical tips for senior-level leaders to truly prioritize the best initiatives at their company — or risk losing some of their top talent. Hollister and Watkins are the authors of the HBR article “Too Many Projects.” with. They are the authors of “Athena Rising: How and Why Men Should Mentor Women.”
CEO Kevin Johnson plans to open a new Starbucks store every 15 hours in China.
Before I started my career, I worked in jobs unrelated to my training. One day, I found myself telling a friend–a partner in a law firm–about what I thought I wanted to do in the future. At the time, I was working as an assistant and fear…
The biggest story of the 2018 midterm electionsâ€”now just one week awayâ€”is the unprecedented number of women running for office. As of September, Rutgers’ Center for American Women and Politics found that 256 female candidates had qualified for ballots in House and Senate races, a new record thatâ€™s earned this cycle the â€œYear of the […]
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According to Reuters estimates, about 10,000 new jobs would be added in Saudi Arabia, however.
We’ll see what the SEC has to say about that.
From January to June of 2018, 53% of workers in the U.S. were “not engaged” at work. 13% were actively disengaged. The latter group were working against their organization. (Gallop) Complaints of incompetence:… Continue reading →
“Increasing diverse participation is not a women’s issue (or an issue relevant only to other underrepresented groups),” says Catherine Ashcraft, a senior research scientist at the National Center for Women & Information Technol…