1. A report on ABC’s Good Morning America show on August 13, 2014 reported on “Getting ahead in the workplace” and addressed the question of “Should Women be Sports-Savvy”. It focused on the point that women needed sports-savvy as one way of effectively competing with male peers to shatter the glass-celing of discrimination. The main point was women should have similar interests at work when interacting with males such as knowing and loving sports in order to be accepted equally.
An article in Forbes Mazazine August 9, 2014 by Kathy Caprino takes a totally opposite position and disagrees. Please comment and tell me which one you feel is most relevant and correct and why. You can find the Forbes article through by using the keyword search of the topic “should women be sports-savvy”. (125 Words)
2.Howard Sullenberg (Pilot of the Airliner that did an emergency landing in the Hudson in January 2009). He is quoted as saying “the entire 42 years of my career were captured in the 208 seconds prior to our landing in the Hudson). In other words he was making the point that his entire career would be evaluated based on those last 208 seconds. Please discuss that quote and how it applies to almost any profession and any leadership role. What are the implications of those comments regarding preparation, career management, and development? Do you agree or disagree? Why or why not? How do those comments relate to the old Army recruiting slogan of “Be all that you can Be?” (125 Words)