Daily Briefing: October 21

The stat, the quote and the read you need to start your day.


A new report from LeanIn.org and McKinsey finds that women leaders are quitting their companies at the highest rate on record. 10.5% of women leaders quit their jobs last year, compared to 9% of men (a much wider spread than typical). The report, which refers to the trend as the “Great Breakup,” found that women are feeling extra motivated to ditch their companies after getting passed up for promotions or being mistreated in the workplace.


“James Corden is a Hugely gifted comedian, but a tiny Cretin of a man.”

Keith McNally, well-known restaurateur, said that comedian James Corden is banned from his NYC eatery Balthazar. He accused Corden of badgering his waitstaff and creating a disturbance when dining there. However, after Corden issued an apology, Keith McNally retracted the ban stating that "I strongly believe in second chances."


How one company’s algorithm could be driving up rent prices in the US. (ProPublica)

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