Content Insider 249 - Taking Her Place
Massive Talent Shortage or Just Shortsighted
"If you ever say another word about me or make another indecent proposal, I'm gonna get that gun of mine, and I'm gonna change you from a rooster to a hen with one shot! And don't think I can't do it." - Doralee, "Nine to Five," 20th Century Fox, 1980
According to a recent report by Oxford Economics that spelled out the what companies should seek out in their executives in the years ahead, the key attributes are: digital knowledge and agile thinking as well as interpersonal and communication skills.
People should have been excited when Yahoo! snagged Marissa Mayer as their CEO. She certainly has all of those attributes.
So why all the bluster? Oh yeah, she's female and OMG she just had a baby boy!