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The Business Case for Diversity Is Clear … as Mud

I was intrigued by an article in yesterday’s Harvard Business Review entitled “What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity.” The author is Stefanie Johnson, a biz school prof who studies the intersection of leadership and diversity and the effect of unconscious bias on evaluations. The piece starts with a[…] Read On

Get Over Yourself: Why Narcissism Is Bad for Business

Imagine a caveman getting down on his knees on the shore of a serene lake for an afternoon drink of water, only to catch his reflection and become the first human to actually behold his own face. Being a marginally intelligent creature, our prehistoric ancestor eventually realizes that the image[…] Read On

How to Tell If You’re a Morally Corrupt Creep

When Donald Trump was elected President, masses of traumatized whiners hurled expletives, stomped their feet, made violent threats, burned flags, defaced buildings, blocked highways, set fires and burned Trump in effigy while ranting and raving “not my president.” Not to be outdone, the Silicon Valley elite thumped their chests and[…] Read On

Uber’s Ouster of Travis Kalanick Is No Victory for Anyone

Feminists and diversity activists everywhere are celebrating the demise of Travis Kalanick, Uber’s founding chief executive who was forced to resign by a group of investors and directors today. Kalanick has long been portrayed as the poster child for Silicon Valley’s bro culture, and his company branded as an evil enterprise[…] Read On