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Tony Hayward, then CEO of BP, told the media in 2010 that he wanted his life back. He got it, but not in the way he intended. His quote was part of an ineffective attempt to show he cared about the consequences of the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
Workplace stress affects three-quarters of working American adults. It is also a major concern for employers, as it costs businesses in the United States an estimated $300 billion per year through absenteeism, diminished productivity, employee turnover and direct medical, legal and insurance fees, according to the American Psychological Association. Employees often feel undervalued and are stressed at work.[…] Continue Reading »
Priscilla Cale and David Tate are the authors of “Sink or Swim: How Lessons from the Titanic Can Save Your Family Business.” Cale is an author, lecturer and adviser with broad experience in the private sector and academia. Her work focuses on family business governance, succession, leadership development, strategic growth, globalization, and entrepreneurship and innovation.
Tate, is a licensed clinical psychologist and an assistant clinical professor in psychiatry at Yale University.[…] Continue Reading »