When Julie Smolyansky's father, the founder of Lifeway Foods, had a sudden heart attack and passed away, the running of his $12 million company fell to Julie, who took over as CEO, and her younger brother, Edward, who stepped in as COO. Here's how they rose to the challenge.
Those are the findings of an exhaustive study that asked 64,000 people in 13 countries to identify qualities they want in those at the top. Here, one of the report's co-authors examines what that means for the future of leadership.
Global poverty has declined to about half the level it was in 1990. But that doesn't mean companies should halt philanthropic efforts. Instead, corporate social responsibility should evolve to reflect the needs of today's "middle class poor."
People often ask me, "How do I know if it is right to start a social entrepreneurship organization?" or "How do you make the jump and just start?" In many ways, if you have to ask that question regarding social entrepreneurship, or marriage, then I think for me--it probably isn't right.