Will Carly Fiorina’s history of self-promotion help her?

Running for president may be her ultimate marketing test.

    News

    Cisco names John Chambers’s successor

    Cisco names John Chambers’s successor

    One of the longest-tenured CEOs in Silicon Valley is passing the torch.

    Warren Buffett has served nearly 40 years longer than average CEO

    Warren Buffett has served nearly 40 years longer than average CEO

    The average chief executive’s tenure today is about a fifth as long as Buffett’s.

    The woman leading the Maryland National Guard

    The woman leading the Maryland National Guard

    Linda Singh dropped out of high school and spent stretches of her youth homeless.

    Analysis, Arguments & Advice

    Talking leadership with Commerce CFO Ellen Herbst

    Talking leadership with Commerce CFO Ellen Herbst

    Herbst shares her biggest challenge at the Commerce Department, as well as her best piece of advice.

    Productivity expert David Allen on getting things done in a digital world

    Productivity expert David Allen on getting things done in a digital world

    It’s time to clear your head, your to-do list and your inbox.

    Salesforce CEO combs through 16,000 workers’ salaries to make sure women are paid fairly

    Salesforce CEO combs through 16,000 workers’ salaries to make sure women are paid fairly

    Marc Benioff has already given some women raises, after finding differences in their pay.

    Research

    The secret to fighting digital distractions?

    The secret to fighting digital distractions?

    A researcher looks into what works (and doesn’t) when it comes to staying focused.

    Among professional women, African Americans are most likely to want top executive jobs, report says

    Among professional women, African Americans are most likely to want top executive jobs, report says

    In the survey, 22 percent said they aspire to a powerful position, compared with just 8 percent of white women.

    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.

    Leadership conversations

    The New Yorker’s Susan Orlean on the magic and mystery of writing

    Susan Orlean on how writing is like dating, and how she got better at it.

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    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.