Most companies eventually develop their own lingo, but the Vancouver-based apparel maker has taken company-culture speak to a whole other level. Here's a sampling of Lululemon language.
By Beth Kowitt and Colleen Leahey
AMBASSADOR: Rather than sponsor celebrity athletes, the company gives gear and discounts to local fitness instructors such as personal trainers and yogis. These ambassadors become walking ads for Lululemon (LULU), and provide feedback about the clothes. In return, the MOREAug 29, 2013 8:11 AM ET
Harriet Green says her inclination toward challenge stems from her father's lost battle to cancer.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jul 1, 2013 11:51 AM ET
London is focused on building an environment conducive to tech entrepreneurs, and it's not following the Silicon Valley mold.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jun 24, 2013 2:18 PM ET
Christine Day's announcement that she's leaving Lululemon has left many scratching their heads.Colleen Leahey, Reporter - Jun 14, 2013 5:00 AM ET
The definitive list of women CEOs in the Fortune 500. Last updated on December 10, 2013.
1. Mary Barra (becomes CEO on Jan. 15, 2014)
Company: General Motors (GM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 7
2. Margaret C. Whitman
Company: Hewlett-Packard (HPQ)
Fortune 500 Rank: 15
3. Virginia M. Rometty
Company: IBM (IBM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 20
4. Patricia A. Woertz
Company: Archer Daniels Midland (ADM)
Fortune 500 Rank: 27
5. Indra K. Nooyi
Company: Pepsico (PEP)
Fortune 500 Rank: 43
6. Marillyn A. Hewson
Company: Lockheed Martin (LMT)
Fortune MOREMay 9, 2013 2:17 PM ET
The Fullbridge Program mixes drills with a bit of theory. Participants learn to read balance sheets, income, and cash flow statements in small groups for eight hours a day, for just 20 days.
FORTUNE -- Students, six to a table, pore over financials and craft investor presentations. The click-clacks of their laptops fill the ornate conference rooms of Boston's mahogany-paneled 19th century Omni Parker House. The space is old, but the MOREColleen Leahey, Reporter - Mar 28, 2013 2:58 PM ET
There is no single sweeping solution that will help all women. And there's no reason there should be.
By Amanda Pouchot
FORTUNE -- It's a broken record at this point: the dearth of women on boards of tech companies (or on any boards for that matter); that less than 3% of Fortune 500 CEOs are women; that women make 77 cents to a man's dollar. Yes, we've heard. There are "Women's Issues" MOREJul 5, 2012 11:02 AM ET
By Colleen Leahey, reporter
FORTUNE -- Taken out of context, just about any quote can spark outrage. Queen's Counsel Cherie Blair learned that lesson the hard way this week, in the aftermath of comments she made about stay-at-home moms.
At the inaugural Fortune Most Powerful Women London conference, the barrister and wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair sat on a panel with McKinsey & Co. director Joanna Barsh, Accel Partners partner Sonali De Rycker, MOREJun 21, 2012 10:37 AM ET
Executives at the Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London exhort their peers to embrace technology, uncertainty and all.
By Stephanie Mehta, Fortune executive editor
Eat or be eaten. Fail fast. Throw out the old playbook.
Those may sound like clichés, but they also happen to be the new rules of the road for companies trying to inject their companies with digital DNA, according to a panel of executives who spoke at Fortune's MOREJun 19, 2012 11:22 AM ET
At the inaugural Fortune Most Powerful Women event in London, Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts shared her favorite business authors.
By Nina Easton, Fortune senior editor
Burberry (BBRYF) CEO Angela Ahrendts draws her greatest inspiration from reading—which sometimes leads to ground-breaking new relationships. After finishing Howard Schultz's account of building Starbucks, Pour Your Heart Into It, she emailed him. She was in an airport, on her way to Seattle, and suggested a get-together MOREJun 19, 2012 11:06 AM ET
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