• Delta CEO says the airline will stop blocking middle seats in the first half of 2021, even though anxious travelers are loving the extra space

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Delta Air Lines will likely lift its middle seat blocking policy in the first half of 2021, according to CEO Ed Bastian.
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    Delta Air Lines will likely end its strategy of blocking middle seats in the first half of 2021, CEO Ed Bastian said during the company's third-quarter earnings call.
    "Consumer sentiment and confidence in air travel" will determine when the policy is discontinued.
    Middle seats are currently blocked until at least January 6, 2021, with Delta blocking seats longer than any airline currently.
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  • Taking chances is key to advancing your career, but women tend to be more risk-averse. Here's how to take the right risks, according to a female business strategy expert

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Yvette Gilmore.
    Yvette Gilmore
    Yvette Gilmore is a business strategy expert and the senior vice president of servicing product strategy at ServiceLink, a mortgage solutions company.
    As she climbed the corporate ladder, she says she was often faced with tough career decisions, like changing industries or moving to a different state.
    Gilmore explains that having a strong support system, trusting her intuition, and knowing her superpowers were key to help her navigate those decisions.
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