How to craft a successful career

An interview with Etsy CEO Chad Dickerson about Shakespeare, paternity leave and running one of the Web’s fastest-growing companies.

    News

    The CEO apology, in 14 tweets

    The CEO apology, in 14 tweets

    As a platform for apologies, Twitter may not hit the sweet spot for the C-suite.

    Talking leadership with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    Talking leadership with Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker

    “Your job is not to tell me about something you’re concerned with, it’s to get in my face and make sure I’ve heard you.“

    What presidential leadership scholars think of Obama’s immigration move

    What presidential leadership scholars think of Obama’s immigration move

    Scholars weigh in on whether the president’s intervention will help or hurt his leadership legacy.

    Analysis, Arguments & Advice

    Uber CEO apologizes. Kind of.

    Uber CEO apologizes. Kind of.

    Travis Kalanick’s tweets read less like a heartfelt apology to customers and more like an outline for his PR strategy.

    Critiques of the Presidential Management Fellows program

    Critiques of the Presidential Management Fellows program

    Federal employees respond to a recent column, echoing the flaws a study found in the program’s implementation.

    Will Harry Reid’s moves be enough?

    Will Harry Reid’s moves be enough?

    Democrats are struggling to put a fresh face on what for now continues to look like more of the same.

    Research

    Even Harvard MBA women are disappointed by their careers

    Even Harvard MBA women are disappointed by their careers

    A study of some 25,000 grads shows that even for ambitious and well-positioned women, reality isn’t meeting their expectations.

    Customers are less and less happy with banks

    Customers are less and less happy with banks

    And they’re even more upset with their health insurers.

    Women are more pessimistic about the U.S. job market

    Women are more pessimistic about the U.S. job market

    New Gallup data show there’s a wide gender gap when it comes to confidence in finding a job these days.

    Leadership conversations

    Are there too many consultants in the world?

    Deloitte’s Jim Moffatt thinks the answer is probably ‘yes.’

    More from the series

    Profiles

    Virgin’s stunt man

    Richard Branson’s famous antics to promote the brand don’t quite come naturally — but they get the job done.

    Resigned.

    The fast fall of a Washington career.