Failing as the Secret to Leadership Development—Does Gender Play a Part?

A number of studies suggest that a penchant for taking risks is absolutely critical when it comes to the development of young leaders. How does an organization leave room for younger leaders to take calculated risks in situations of consequence? And does the gender of the leader suggest greater or lesser willingness to take a risk to gain impact?

C-Section Trends Out of Control in South Florida

Cesarean sections are associated with surgical complications, high rates of maternal rehospitalizations, and rising neonatal intensive care unit admissions. U.S. use of the procedure increased by 50% between 1996 and 2007, accounting for 32% of all births in 2007. Now, in Hialeah, Florida, the rate is more than twice that.