• Here's the plan Verizon uses to tie executives' pay to diversity and inclusion goals - and how other companies like Starbucks and Uber are following suit

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

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    Diversity, equity, and inclusion aren't just buzzwords corporate leaders can throw around anymore. Increasingly, C-suite leaders find some of their compensation tied to meeting goals in these areas.
    In 2017, a survey of some 10,000 business and HR leaders conducted by Deloitte found that 78% of respondents believe diversity and inclusion is a competitive business advantage. Yet, only 6% of companies surveyed actually tied compensation to diversity outcomes at the time.
    That's since changed. A 2019 Mercer study found that 51% of firms include ESG metrics...
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  • Success isn't just about climbing the corporate ladder. Here's why 24 entrepreneurs quit their corporate jobs to start their own companies

    Success isn't just about climbing the corporate ladder. Here's why 24 entrepreneurs quit their corporate jobs to start their own companies

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Ronda Fraley, founder of The Wine Party Co.
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    Dreamers & Doers is a networking community of female entrepreneurs, creatives, and change-makers. Many of its members quit their corporate jobs to start their own companies.
    For some women who were starting families, being their own boss gave them the flexibility and autonomy that traditional jobs could never give them.
    Others knew they could make a bigger impact in marginalized communities if they pursued their own passions and initiatives.
    "As I moved through my corporate career in health and health tech, I was often the only...
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