Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders

Why People Dislike Really Smart Leaders

Those with an IQ above 120 are perceived as less effective, regardless of actual performance. Intelligence makes for better leaders—from undergraduates to executives to presidents—according to multiple studies. It certainly makes sense that handling a market shift or legislative logjam requires cognitive oomph. But new research on leadership suggests that, at a certain point, having a higher IQ stops helping and starts hurting.

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Egg Company Reports $74M Loss Due to Vegan Alternatives

Egg Company Reports $74M Loss Due to Vegan Alternatives

Giant egg company Cal-Maine Foods’ CEO says vegan alternatives are responsible for the company’s first big loss of profits in over a decade. Large egg company Cal-Maine Foods (CMF) released its earnings report for 2017, and the numbers looked dire. For the first time in over one decade, the company reported a loss of $74.3 million for the last fiscal year. The company’s profit plummeted by $24.5 million in its fourth-quarter alone—a stark contrast to the $367,000 that the company lost in the same time period last year.

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Pope marries flight attendant couple mid-flight

Pope marries flight attendant couple mid-flight

Pope Francis has married a couple of flight attendants on board a flight from Santiago Chile to the northern city of Iquique. Carlos Ciuffardi and Paola Podest had planned to wed on February 27, 2010, but a massive earthquake struck and their church collapsed on their intended wedding day. They eventually had a civil service, but had yet to be formally married in the eyes of the Catholic Church.

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