To heel or not to heel -- that is the question for lady execs

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Is it a must for lady execs to wear high heels? Are heels part of the uniform, a requisite part of "executive presence" and CEO moxie? Julie... Read more

Convention sales boss will be calling on the mayor

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Julie Coker Graham and Jim Kenney both started their new jobs at the start of the year, and Coker Graham, who now heads the Philadelphia Convention... Read more

Global basketball schools a young African-American

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A knee injury dashed Marcus Allen's hopes for a pro-basketball career with the Denver Nuggets. But what he learned as a result influenced his... Read more

What gambling, moonshine and hard work taught him about entrepreneurship

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These days, Marcus Allen, the chief executive of the local branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, wears nice suits, hobnobs... Read more

In a tech job? Don't neglect life's beauty, says engineering CEO

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Want to warm up a crowd? Borrow Lutron co-CEO Michael Pessina's joke. Did you hear the one about the extroverted engineer? "The joke of the... Read more

Rudy Karsan: Three cardinal sins that condemn CEOs

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What are the cardinal sins a chief executive can commit? Former Kenexa chief executive Noorudin "Rudy" Karsan, now head of Karlani Capital... Read more

Company workers get paid to run

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Getting paid to run? Maybe this kind of employee perk shouldn't come as a surprise in a company run by a chairman who has competed in 15 marathons... Read more

What happens when a donor promises, but doesn't deliver

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Imagine this nonprofit nightmare scenario. The deal is done -- a wealthy patron pledges millions of dollars to underwrite a new campus building... Read more