Wasting a Good Crisis

Wasting a Good Crisis

As United Airlines’ Oscar Munoz learned, how you communicate in a crisis is more important to your image than a year’s worth of good press. In just a couple of days, Munoz’ bungling of the case of the dragged-out passenger prompted consumer protests and boycotts, a drop in the company’s stock price, a social media […]
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Elizabeth Warren Is The Tom Brady Of The Senate

Elizabeth Warren Is The Tom Brady Of The Senate

Watching Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren take on her Republican colleagues is like watching Tom Brady pick apart an opposing secondary: They’re on the same field, but they’re not in the same league. On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Senate silenced Warren after she criticized a colleague, AKA attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions, by reading a letter from […]
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HubSpot’s Mike Volpe lands another CMO job

HubSpot’s Mike Volpe lands another CMO job

We can’t resist pointing out the irony of Mike Volpe’s new gig. A memory refresher: Volpe (right) was fired as HubSpot’schief marketing officer last year after the Cambridge marketing software firm allegedly tried to block publication of a book — “Disrupted: My Misadventure in the Start-Up Bubble” by writer and former HubSpot employee Dan Lyons — that skewered its “frat-house-meets-cult-compound” culture.
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Disparity in Salaries Between Genders Has Provoked Debate

Disparity in Salaries Between Genders Has Provoked Debate

In the past year, the persistent wage gap between male and female earners has become a topic of national conversation. In the past year, the persistent wage gap between male and female earners has become a topic of national conversation. Prominent actors including Patricia Arquette, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper have openly criticized Hollywood for underpaying its […]
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