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A Morgan Stanley Exec Explains Why the Bank Is Investing In a Business Opportunity That's Been Under the Radar for Years

As I like to say, where there’s a market inefficiency, there’s a commercial opportunity. We know that only a tiny fraction of venture capital investment flows to women and people of color. Whether because of lack of experience with this demographic, or lack of imagination or understanding, the consequences have had profound societal ramifications. From […]

The Woman—and Program—Changing the Game for Female Entrepreneurs

First, the good news: Female entrepreneurship is expanding. Female-owned businesses grew 58 percent from 2007 to 2018, according to the eighth annual State of Women-Owned Businesses Report. And businesses started by women of color grew by 163 percent in that same period. Now the bad: Female entrepreneurs get less than 10 percent of all venture capital. And […]

Morgan Stanley’s Carla Harris Builds Stronger Businesses Through Diversity

Carla Harris built her reputation on Wall Street by shepherding billions of dollars through initial public offerings. She now oversees Morgan Stanley’s Multicultural Innovation Lab. To gain an edge, she says, companies must start by having “a lot of different people in the room.” Here is her playbook for attracting—and keeping—diverse talent. LOOK HARDER Hiring […]

3 Pieces of Advice Millionaire Barbara Corcoran Would Give Her Younger Self

Happy birthday Barbara Corcoran! The Shark Tank investor and entrepreneur just turned 70. After several successful decades in business in which she’s amassed a net worth in the millions, there’s one question Corcoran gets over and over: What advice would you give your younger self? Here’s how she answered on a recent episode of her podcast Business Unusual. […]

What Barbara Corcoran Learned From Her Worst Bosses

Of the 21 jobs Barbara Corcoran had by the age of 22, it’s the bad bosses who taught her the most. “I think you learn the most from the hardships and the bad things, not the great things,” says Corcoran, a judge on ABC’s “Shark Tank” and host of the Business Unusual podcast. Of course, being […]

How I Did It: Josh Linkner, CEO, ePrize

As told to Leigh Buchanan Industry: Advertising and Marketing 2006 Inc. 500 Ranking: 185 Three-Year Growth: 638% “Fat and happy” is no one’s description of an ideal warrior. EPrize, which develops and manages interactive promotions for the likes of General Motors, Target, and HBO, is more than twice the size of its closest competitor, a situation that Josh […]

Want to Assemble a Dream Team? Look for EI, Not Just Expertise

Leading a team of skilled superstars? You won’t get far without a heaping helping of EI. To read the full article visit Inc. Leave it to Google to use its own analytical data to support the need for stronger empathy in business leaders. To be sure, most people have long suspected that emotional intelligence (EI) plays a role in […]

The Employee Perks That Actually Work

Ping-pong tables are not a recruitment strategy. Yet some members of leadership and human resource teams think setting up game rooms and throwing occasional pizza parties somehow make their organizations super attractive to potential talent. That’s not the case. This article originally appeared on Glassdoor for Employers. To read the full article, visit Glassdoor for […]

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