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There were 84 women in the U.S. House of Representatives in 2018 - and there are 106 in 2019. Office of Nancy Pelosi

How many women does it take to change a broken Congress?

Research shows that women work more collaboratively than men in groups and create more inclusive solutions to thorny problems. More women in Washington could bridge America's yawning partisan divide.
The bravado of bank CEOs in Australia has left a trail of scandals that may take years to fully uncover. Dean Lewins/AAP

Why CEOs need to embrace fear

Positive emotions, such as passion, have an established foothold in airport books on great leadership and executive coaching seminars. However, overemphasising "positive" emotions can be problematic.
Race Discrimination Commissioner, Tim Soutphommasane, has criticised the lack of diversity in Australian business leaders. Lukas Coch/AAP

Part of what Australians think is good leadership might just be Anglo traits

Some leadership attributes, like being trustworthy or encouraging, are viewed the same way in all cultures but there are other traits that only spell leadership to people of Anglo-Celtic backgrounds.
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick talks to players during a game against the New Orleans Saints on Sept. 17, 2017. AP Photo/Butch Dill

Talent doesn’t explain the success of the Patriots and Eagles

According to a management scholar, a team's mindset and structure – not its stars – will often determine its success.
BMW recently opened a factory for aging workers in southern Germany. Reuters

Keeping mature-age workers on the job

Employers who cater for their ageing workforce will get better staff productivity and engagement levels
Trump poses with his brain trust. Mark Lennihan/AP Photo

White House in turmoil shows why Trump’s no CEO

He campaigned on the notion that his business experience would equip him to 'make America great again,' but running a family company is poor training for the presidency.

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