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An Unexpected Gift from Millennials in the Workplace

There’s good reason for America’s colleges and corporations to focus on millennials. The latest data indicate that approximately half the workforce in the United States will be millennial by 2020. At many accounting, finance and professional service firms, the average age of the workforce today is 27, which puts them squarely in the midst of the Millennial Movement. It’s also important to point out that the oldest millennials — who are nearing 35 — can be counted among the nation’s leading entrepreneurs, managers and executives.

Lean In, Lean Out: What’s a Mother to Do?

TV’s action heroines don’t have to plan dinner. If only it were so easy for the rest of us.

Behind Closed Doors

The presence of women on the boards of public companies has been increasing virtually everywhere in the world — except in the United States. Why?

Is There More to the Marissa Mayer Story?

Marissa Mayer Is Wrong.” “Horrible Bosses: Marissa Mayer’s Ban on Telecommuting at Yahoo Won’t Work.” “Marissa Mayer’s Work-From-Home Ban Is the Exact Opposite of What CEOs Should Be Doing.” These headlines reflect popular responses in the blogosphere to the Yahoo CEO’s decision to end work-from-home arrangements companywide.

The Women’s Mayor

Boston Mayor Thomas Menino may be the most underrated politician in America. Marble-mouthed, no one’s idea of a matinee idol, just coming back from a serious set of health problems, the 20-year veteran of City Hall’s corner office nonetheless gave a bravura performance in his January 29 State of the City address.

Why Do Marketers (Continue to) Get Gender Wrong?

Modern methods, Stone Age values

Women’s Leadership: Reboot for Relevance

Recent articles about top-level women executives don’t get to the heart of the matter.
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