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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

Confessions of a Maniacal Control Freak

“I drive myself too hard.” “I push others too far.” “When I want something badly, I don’t know when to stop.” “I don’t suffer fools gladly.” “When I’m stressed, I often take it out on others.” “I’m sometimes hard on people, but that’s what it takes to win.” If any[…] Read On

Why Business School Is Overrated … Especially Stanford

Fallout from a lascivious love triangle at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business (GSB) claimed the school’s dean, sparked lawsuits and countersuits, and threatened the reputation of one of the nation’s most prestigious business schools. And then GSB did the unimaginable, dragging Apple into the fray. Oh yes it did. What happens next[…] Read On