Exec lost her job, but learned a lesson

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SugarHouse Casino has been on a hiring spree, growing from 1,200 employees to 1,650 as of June, staffing up for the Philadelphia casino's $164... Read more

Philly girls get on board with unions -- and construction

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Back in the 50s and 60s, everyone knew about unions and lots of people belonged to them. Now, only 14.8 million people -- 11.1 percent of the... Read more

Future CEO, 12: `Girls are strong too'

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Some day Fiona Von Hartleben, 12, plans to own her own construction company. "I really like this stuff," she said Wednesday as she waited for... Read more

When opportunity bounced (on a waterbed), he took it

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Gerald Shreiber's 11-year-old daughter wanted a waterbed -- and that's how Shreiber wound up as the founder and chief executive of a publicly-traded... Read more

When I grow up, I want to be the boss

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When Denise Morrison was growing up, most women who didn't want to be stay-at-home mommies or secretaries thought they might be nurses or teachers... Read more

CEO's advice: To get ahead, imagine who you want to be

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Envision -- that's the first step in getting ahead. Imagine -- imagine where you want to be, imagine how to get there, imagine what people... Read more

Getting ahead the honest way - on talent. Is it possible in Philadelphia?

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Roots and wings -- that's Angelo Perryman's story. Young African-American man in rural Alabama, where it might have seemed that race would... Read more

What the Wizard of Oz taught Angelo Perryman

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The question seemed innocuous, but general contractor Angelo Perryman fought back tears as he made his way through his answer. Are there any... Read more