Gabatron Morning Briefing – 5-13-15: Inspiring Work Ethic

Amtrak Train Derails in Philadelphia, Killing at Least 6 and Injuring Dozens.

Elon Musk may or may not have sent an employee an email saying that the birth of his child was no reason to miss a company meeting at Tesla. A new biography claims Musk did, but he denies it. The evidence is pretty thin at best.

A survey of the class of 2015 said that only 15% of millennials would prefer to work for a large corporation. 35% said they would prefer to work for small businesses.

In tech news, on Tuesday Version announced that they are buying AOL for the low-low bargain basement price of $4.4 billion.

Your interesting stat of the day: It turns out one in six serial killers are female.

Plus, Joe Mancino, the mayor of Hawthorn Woods here in the Chicago area really doesn’t want Route 53 to come through his town. He is so dead set against it that he says he go “all Tiananmen Square” to stop it.

Each morning Keith Conrad will give you a few stories useful for starting conversations around the water cooler at work. Assuming that your office actually has a water cooler.

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