The Washington Post
How too much focus on ‘superstar’ workers enables harassment – 12/19/17
Article explains how various industries have an organizational culture that rewards stars and bestows power not just on the CEO or president at the top, but to those who are star performers on or behind the scenes or when it comes to the bottom line. Article quotes Professor Dylan Minor, "Those firms today that are so focused on the 'star' employee, where it’s all about productivity -- that’s an enabling environment… people can have less than favorable evaluations and it doesn’t matter. All that matters is the numbers."
What Indie Beauty Companies Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Scaling – 12/04/17
Article takes a look at Indie beauty companies and what they can teach big companies, noting that you shouldn’t throw hundreds of options at customers -- too many can quickly backfire. According to research from Kellogg, the phenomenon of “choice overload” can leave customers dissatisfied with their final choices -- or, worse, can cause them to abandon their shopping altogether.