Over the last two decades, this multimillionaire and "Shark Tank" star has evolved from a fashion icon who launched a brand that filled an untapped need in the urban clothing market to a celebrity and sought-after speaker. His ascent, complete with plenty of challenges, provides a lesson in qualities that make a successful entrepreneur.
First came greeting cards. Now there's a ceremony. Never a town to pass up a trend, Montclair, N.J. was host to what was billed a Divorce and Healing Ceremony last weekend. Such events seem to be growing in popularity across the United States.
In Washington, D.C. -- a place of shifting political alliances, sudden attacks, and sometimes, bad behaviors - one dog trainer teaches loyalty, friendliness, and constant good conduct. Unfortunately, her work is limited to training dogs.
NEW YORK—The growing use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning can help recruiters become smarter and faster at finding and engaging the right candidates. It may also fundamentally change the future of work and hiring.
Organizations are most fragile as they transform an idea into a product or new business and move from plan to reality. To succeed, they should speed through “the first mile” by being deft, managing uncertainty and recognizing when to ditch an idea.
At a university whose founder famously said, “Time is money,” Thomas S. Robertson doesn’t waste a second. Wharton’s 13th dean, moves at the speed of business.“I have a high need for variety seeking, I get bored easily. I like to make decisions, and I like to move quickly.”
NEW YORK—The issue of drugs in the workplace is an understated crisis that results in $200 billion in lost productivity annually, in large part because an estimated 20 million Americans need treatment but don’t get it, said retired U.S. Army Gen. Barry R. McCaffrey.
High-ranking officials implicated in the Sandusky case never consulted HR when they learned about and dealt with his crimes. But HR wasn’t entirely without blame. A scathing report that faults Penn State’s HR function for not being centralized and for relaxing rules and procedures highlights just one symptom of a very troubled organization.
Gentul, 44, senior vice president of HR for Fiduciary International, died in the terrorist attacks in New York. Witnesses said Gentul implored colleagues to get out of the World Trade Center south tower after the first plane struck.
PHILADELPHIA—Is there a secret sauce to being a leader? While CEOs and others at a recent conference agreed there’s not one perfect leadership style, they also said one of the hallmarks is being adaptive.
Whether to tell high-potentials they’re on the fast track can be a tough decision. Some skirt the issue for fear that egos will erupt or motivation of those not selected will wane. Others argue a defined protocol for communication and transparency when it comes to "hi-pos" is key to organizational success.