CEO's gripes, fears on new insurance regs

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"Regulation, regulation on regulation" is the biggest challenge to Penn Mutual Life Insurance Co.'s business, its chief executive, Eileen C... Read more

How nurses' union rewrote history at Hahnemann

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Back in 2009, when an ugly management-union dispute took hold at Hahnemann University Hospital, labor and delivery nurses Jane Bryer and Sue... Read more

How Coker Graham's teenage job as a waitress launched her career

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Julie Coker Graham, the new leader of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, is an illustration of the importance of teen employment... Read more

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