Millions of Baby Boomer bosses across the nation are nearing retirement age, but an innovative fellowship program at Harvard University aims to give them a second act. The Advanced Leadership Initiative helps former executives bring their professional acumen to bear on a range of social issues, from affordable food to an ebola vaccine. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.
Former bank executive Lynne Wines came to Harvard looking to scale and fine-tune a program to get businesses to hire more more “neurodiverse” employees — that is, people with Asperger’s, autism, dyslexia, post-traumatic stress disorder, Tourette’s — people whose brains are “wired differently,” she says. Continue reading
New reports show a spike in U.S. home prices, rising at the fastest pace since 2006. To learn what’s driving this recovery, Hari Sreenivasan talks with Nicholas Retsinas of the Harvard Business School. Continue reading