Women make up about half of the nation’s workforce and more than half of all professional and manager-level jobs, according to federal data. But they fill just a small percentage of executive-level jobs and corporate board seats. Former Southern Co. executive Becky Blalock is trying to change that.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is hinting he has plans for a higher office. The mayor elected four years ago is seeking his second term in City Hall this year. But Morris News Service reports he said at a luncheon this week he also has "other plans" after finishing as mayor.
It often seems like the gregarious, outgoing people are the ones who become leaders in the office or advance up the chain. More and more, though, we’re hearing about the leadership potential of introverts. Brandon Smith explains what introverts bring to leadership and some of the particular challenges they can face.