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This is so moving. Watch to the end to see evidence of an emotionally intelligent leader.
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His lack of ego. Instead of trying to harness power, he distributes it to his coaches and players. Pederson formed a leadership council consisting of about a dozen players and has created ownership by empowering them to help guide the team. Wentz has growing input into the offense and has been given significant pre-snap freedom at the line of scrimmage. Pederson sets the tone and the agenda, then trusts the people around him to do their jobs.
“I’m thankful for the guys that we have, the culture that we have, but that all starts with Coach Pederson,” Wentz said. “It starts with him and creating that culture, the atmosphere of unselfish play. It’s really shown all the way back to OTAs, training camp, we were spreading the love.”
By Sheelah Kolhatkar, The New Yorker, 11/20/17
The dramatic imbalance in pay and power has created the conditions for abuse. More and more, women are pushing for change.
“Many startups begin as a collection of young entrepreneurs in a room, with no clear rules. They rarely have human-resources departments at first, meaning that there is no one charged with fielding complaints. And the emphasis among venture capitalists on “growth at any cost” often leads investors and board members to ignore workplace problems—as well as more serious violations—so long as a company’s valuation is going up.”
Almost half the women who get tech jobs eventually leave the field, more than double the percentage of men who do so.
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