Barney Frank on how to be likable and intimidating, at the same time

The former congressman examines how he ever got anything done on Capitol Hill. (Hint: Humor.)

    News

    Walgreens froze salaries for top U.S. executives

    Walgreens froze salaries for top U.S. executives

    Such top-heavy salary freezes are fairly unusual among American companies.

    Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson is the highest-paid female CEO so far this year

    Lockheed’s Marillyn Hewson is the highest-paid female CEO so far this year

    Hewson saw her total pay package for 2014 grow to $33.7 million.

    This CEO raised all employee salaries to at least $70,000 by cutting his own

    This CEO raised all employee salaries to at least $70,000 by cutting his own

    The move goes against the grain at a time of growing wage gaps between managers and other workers.

    Analysis, Arguments & Advice

    The worst question you could ask women in a job interview

    The worst question you could ask women in a job interview

    If we want to close the pay gap, employers need to stop asking this question time and time again.

    Leadership lessons from the CIA

    Leadership lessons from the CIA

    Longtime analyst Timothy Kilbourn shares the management lessons he learned in his nearly three decades handling crises.

    Dealing with discrimination in the federal workplace

    Dealing with discrimination in the federal workplace

    Harassment is the most commonly alleged issue in discrimination complaints filed by federal employees.

    Research

    Raises for CEOs in Washington are among the highest in the country

    Raises for CEOs in Washington are among the highest in the country

    Only two metropolitan areas had higher median raises.

    Even top executive women aren’t paid as well as men. This could help explain why.

    Even top executive women aren’t paid as well as men. This could help explain why.

    When company performance suffers, it’s female executives who see the greater costs.

    Your boss is nearly as apathetic about his job as you are

    Your boss is nearly as apathetic about his job as you are

    Only 35 percent of managers are actually absorbed in their work, a new Gallup study finds.

    Leadership conversations

    Misty Copeland’s perseverance

    The American Ballet Theatre soloist makes history with Swan Lake.

    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.