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Chicago Boardrooms Lag Nation in Diversity

November 15, 2012
Overall, minorities account for only 12 percent of the boards of directors at Chicago's 50 largest firms, versus 15 percent at the 200 largest S&P 500 firms, said a new report by Chicago United, a not-for-profit group that advocates diversity in executive ranks.
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Popularity Pays

October 24, 2012
But a deeper lesson of new research is that everyone can be more socially savvy.
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Please Don’t Tell Your Employees for Whom to Vote

October 24, 2012
Voting is an intensely personal choice. I don’t think it’s my business how my family members cast their votes. I certainly don’t think it’s an employer’s business how its employees cast their votes. Voting booths have privacy curtains for a reason. Exercise some discretion by not invading that privacy of your workers.
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