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    1. April 29, 2016

      Bill Campbell, Silicon Valley executive and mentor, 1940-2016

      When Sheryl Sandberg started at Google, she met an older man in the lobby one day who asked what she did there. Still...

    2. March 20, 2016

      High heels and boxing gloves: a portrait of female professionals

      What do women look like at work? From my desk in an open plan office I have a good view of eight. The oldest is...

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      Does the gender of executives make a difference to business performance? The evidence ...
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    1. February 18, 2016

      The delicate art of the workplace apology

      The golden rule, according to Gerald Ratner, is that you cannot argue the toss. You cannot offer a bit of mitigation,...

    2. FT Alphaville

      February 8, 2016

      Facebook loses battle over free internet initiative in India

      All of Facebook’s huffing and puffing in India seems to have come to naught. Today the country’s telecommunications...

    3. February 8, 2016

      The hidden workplace skills of those with dyspraxia

      When she returned from the summer break last year, British politician Emma Lewell-Buck searched in vain for her office....

    4. February 7, 2016

      How to ask your staff what they really think

      Few managers do not profess to have an open-door policy. However, if you believe in telling staff they can always...

    5. February 2, 2016

      Should I throw in the towel?

      I’ve been busily “leaning in” for the past 18 months, but rather than riches and promotions, all that I have acquired...

    6. January 28, 2016

      Facebook cashes in on digital advertising

      At first glance, there might appear to be plenty to cheer about for most companies in the digital advertising business....

    7. January 20, 2016

      Facebook’s Sandberg warns Europe not to impede innovation

      Sheryl Sandberg of Facebook is set to urge Europe to create a “pro-innovation” environment unhampered by “poorly...

    8. January 13, 2016

      Annie Leibovitz unveils exhibition of outstanding women

      Fifteen years after launching an exhibition of photographic portraits of some of the world’s best-known women, Annie...

    9. December 30, 2015

      Facebook faces IPO class-action lawsuits

      Facebook will face two class-action lawsuits after a federal judge said shareholders could pursue their case against...

    10. November 21, 2015

      Mark Zuckerberg to take 2-month paternity leave

      Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook founder and chief executive, plans to take two months in paternity leave after the imminent...

    11. September 15, 2015

      Gender inequality in the workplace is men’s work too

      If you are a man in the workplace in 2015, you are probably disturbed by what you read about the second-class status of...

    12. September 15, 2015

      Achieving longevity may be hard for HeForShe and Lean In

      Lean In by Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg was published in 2013. Inevitably, there was a backlash...

    13. August 12, 2015

      Business Book Award longlist: must-read titles of 2015

      The promise and perils of technology dominate the longlist for this year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book...

    14. July 7, 2015

      Microsoft veteran Bill Veghte appointed SurveyMonkey boss

      Bill Veghte, a veteran Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard executive, has been brought in to run online polling company...

    15. May 13, 2015

      Facebook suppliers told to pay workers $15 minimum wage

      Facebook plans to require its large US contractors and vendors to pay their workers hourly wages well above the legal...

    16. May 8, 2015

      Tragic Dave Goldberg stood for Silicon Valley’s nurturing side

      Silicon Valley got a taste of its own mortality this week. Last Friday’s death of Dave Goldberg, a successful...

    17. May 5, 2015

      Dave Goldberg, technology entrepreneur, 1967-2015

      Best known as the husband of Facebook’s chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, Dave Goldberg — who died on Friday...

    18. beyondbrics

      March 8, 2015

      Guest post: poverty is sexist

      By Eloise Todd of ONE There is a simple truth that the world ignores at its peril: poverty is sexist. These three words...

    19. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: China property tycoon calls top of urbanisation drive

      Zhang Xin, chief executive of Soho China, the property company, has called the top of China’s urbanisation drive. “By...

    20. December 16, 2014

      Orange sued by start-up over app

      Orange is being sued by a San Francisco-based start-up which claims the French telecoms group stole its intellectual...

    21. December 15, 2014

      Proof that the pen is mightier than the keyboard

      My fellow columnist Lucy Kellaway recently wrote a love letter to her Moleskine diary and explained why she doesn’t use...

    22. October 29, 2014

      Wall Street is sceptical of Facebook’s plans to pour money into products

      Facebook’s plan to pour more money into its new products next year was greeted with caution by a wary Wall Street,...

    23. October 17, 2014

      Egg-freezing is latest talking point in Valley diversity debate

      Free lunch, free laundry and now free egg-freezing. Apple and Facebook have added oocyte cryopreservation – or freezing...

    24. Business Blog

      October 10, 2014

      Karma won't put food on the table

      Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella © Getty Images What was Satya Nadella thinking? On Thursday, the Microsoft chief executive...

    25. FT Tech Hub

      September 12, 2014

      Facebook partners with Cherie Blair to boost female entrepreneurs

      At a conference this April, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, got chatting to Cherie Blair, a...

    26. FT Tech Hub

      July 10, 2014

      Facebook's not-quite apology over mood research

      Until now, Facebook has struggled – and failed – to strike the right note in response to the disquiet over its...

    27. July 6, 2014

      Sheryl Sandberg adds to the glut of non-apologies

      Last week Sheryl Sandberg gave us a perfect lesson in how not to apologise. The Facebook executive declared that the...

    28. July 2, 2014

      Facebook vows not to toy with our emotions

      Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s chief operating officer, has pledged that the social network will not try to control its...

    29. FT Tech Hub

      July 2, 2014

      Facebook creates "missed call" ad product for India

      Facebook has created a new “missed call” product for advertisers in India, marking the first time that the social...

    30. May 21, 2014

      Global brands: Social media add value and become ever more mobile

      Social media companies have spread beyond teenagers to become an integral part of the lives of billions, with brands...

    31. May 2, 2014

      In the lottery of life it’s best to start first

      ‘Firstborn children really do excel, reveals groundbreaking study’ TheGuardian.com, April 26 What’s ‘groundbreaking’?...

    32. April 29, 2014

      Boards need more women – mine too

      Why are there only four female chief executives in Britain’s top 100 companies? Do the other 96 boardrooms dislike...

    33. MBA blog

      April 16, 2014

      When social media networking pays off

      Just like any football game, the second half of my MBA programme is more exciting or I can say more consuming. The...

    34. April 1, 2014

      Sheryl Sandberg slashes Facebook holdings

      Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook’s number two executive, has shed more than half her stake in the social networking company...

    35. February 19, 2014

      If I was... using ‘silent interview technique’ to further my career

      Sarah Dudney is founder of Ignite, a career transition consultancy. Here, she puts herself in the position of someone...

    36. February 11, 2014

      Facebook looks to cut smartphone cost

      Facebook and other internet content providers are pressing mobile operators to give subscribers in some markets special...

    37. FT Tech Hub

      January 29, 2014

      As it happened: Mobile drives Facebook's growth

      This is the transcript of the Live Blog session ending at 23:12 on 29 Jan 2014.Mark Zuckerberg’s push to make Facebook...

    38. January 17, 2014

      Feminism is back in fashion

      The overriding trend that’s shaping fashion for the coming season, the one thing that no one will be able to avoid, is...

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