What We’re Reading: May 6 Edition

This May 6 post is our fifth installment of our weekly roundup of the articles on business, consulting, recruiting and jobs that we at Raines Intel are reading. See last week’s roundup and send articles you think we should feature to

1. Just in time for Mother’s Day, Entrepreneur’s Carolyn Sun published an article about what successful executives like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg have learned from their moms. Read “From Elon Musk to Richard Branson: What these 5 Famous Leaders Learned from their Mothers”

2. IBM’s Samantha Klein compares fostering employee development to coaching a Little League team. “If we want to make the playoffs, here’s where you need to be; this is where you need to focus your practicing,” she told Business Insider’s Shana Lebowitz

Business Insider pointed to “two key components of coaching millennials,” which it identified as “a culture of collaboration” and the need to “set expectations about stepping up to the plate” and proactively pitching ideas and suggestions. Read  “Why You Should Focus on Coaching Millenials instead of Managing Them

3. Entrepreneur produced a lovely feature on children entrepreneurs like  Texas 11-year-old Mikaila Ulmer who started a lemonade stand and donates part of her profits to bee organization. Read “10 Successful Kid Entrepreneurs Keeping Their Eyes on the Prize.

4. At Fortune, Valentina Zarya highlighted a new study that found men have better luck than women when negotiating money. Zarya pointed to Glassdoor’s new survey of 2,015 U.S. adults finding that 15% of men and 4% of women were able to negotiate more money. Read “Why Men are 3 Times More Likely than Women to Succeed in Salary Negotiations”

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