Leadership
Top stories summarized by our editors
6/28/2017

Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen told an audience in London that another financial crisis "in our lifetime" is unlikely and that banks are much stronger than before. Yellen also rejected calls to significantly ease financial regulations.

6/28/2017

The ATM revolutionized banking and consumer behavior, showing the value of adding features slowly enough that customers do not lose familiarity while focusing on features that improve the consumer's experience, not just the company's, write Thomas Stewart and Patricia O'Connell.

6/28/2017

Spicy foods that contain capsaicin can help you feel cooler during the summer, writes Jean-Luc Bouchard. The chemical, often found in peppers, causes people to sweat, which is one of the primary methods our bodies use to cool down.

Full Story:
Quartz
6/28/2017

Living with the purpose of being in service to others leads people to lift up those around them, remove obstacles to others' success and give credit, notes S. Chris Edmonds in this blog post and video. It is important to formalize your values, determine the measurable behaviors needed for each value and demonstrate your values in everything you do.

Full Story:
SmartBrief/Leadership
More Summaries:
S. Chris Edmonds
6/28/2017

If you have a co-worker who likes to corner you and talk to you at length, offer a plausible excuse right away for why you can't talk, writes Patrick Allan. If that's not possible, mention that you can only chat for a couple of minutes.

Full Story:
Lifehacker
More Summaries:
Patrick Allan
6/28/2017

When employees give notice, send them on their way and don't make a counteroffer, which can be seen as desperate and reactive, argues Russ Riendeau. "You may have messed up a great opportunity for this person to move on," he writes.

Full Story:
The CEO Magazine
More Summaries:
Russ Riendeau
6/28/2017

Marketing is ideally used as a way to set out the process dictated by your strategy, helping define and analyze areas for possible innovation without serving as innovation itself, Kevin McFarthing writes.

Full Story:
Innovation Excellence
6/28/2017

Thought leadership driven by aspirational purpose and data-driven storytelling can improve the experiences of employees and customers, writes Billee Howard. "The goal is to work to transform employees into brand ambassadors through winning experiences, with the goal of transforming storytelling into an empowering business competency," she writes.

Full Story:
Forbes
6/28/2017

Parental lessons guide LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner -- specifically, his mother's emphasis on reading and his father's advice to keep his eyes on the prize.

Full Story:
CNBC
More Summaries:
LinkedIn, Jeff Weiner
6/28/2017

G4S Youth Services paid a female facilities investigator $10,000 per year less than her male predecessor, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission says in a lawsuit against the company, which formerly managed the detention center in Arkansas where the woman worked. "Companies must pay women equal wages for equal work," said Katharine Kores, an EEOC district director.

Full Story:
Legal Newsline