In Greece, with one in four unemployed, the people have voted (once again) for an end to self-defeating austerity imposed from abroad. In Brussels and in Berlin, officials and ministers declare their loyalty to a 'European' vision of...Show More Summary
Greece may be the home of ancient civilization, but at some point it's people must stop living off their history and grow up. Greece needs a leader with courage to do whatever needs to be done to write a new chapter. Delay and denial will exact an increasingly steeper toll.
I don’t mean this to apply to any specific country, but the recent reaction of Chinese policymakers to their stock market crash got me thinking. Imagine two equilibria. In the first, repression is harsh. Policymakers don’t have to do such a good job with the economy, because they keep their jobs no matter what. In […]
The Eurogroup is likely to decide on resuming talks with Greece on a new European Stability Mechanism (ESM) lending program after its current summit, a source close to the EU leadership said Tuesday.
"I need you to go and get a cardboard box. Then put your things in it." Don Draper to Pete Campbell, Mad Men, Season 1, "New Amsterdam" You've heard about Taylor Swift's leadership in the soft power of artist rights. You may not have heard about the commercial collision--literally--at the heart of the conflict. Show More Summary
"What moves you?" -- I sometimes start public talks about social entrepreneurship with this question, showing a sample of social and environmental challenges in my opening slides. Speaking before young entrepreneurs, university students and activists, the response tends to be an overwhelming show of hands with every click. Show More Summary
A new Cybersecurity Leadership Council (CLC) has been established to support US cybersecurity policies and reinforce best practices and market-based solutions, the US Chamber of Commerce stated in a press release on Tuesday.
Sometimes life can be a challenge, especially when reporting to difficult bosses. "Difficult" is a diplomatic term for "other agendas", and reflects poorly on a weak leadership. The past 10-15 years, I've mostly worked for investment-type companies or banks. Show More Summary
The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), the world's largest specialty nursing association, announces new leadership and members of its board of directors for fiscal year 2016, effective July 1, 2015.
In any great political crisis, there comes a moment when great leadership is required—the sort of leadership that prioritizes the general good over sectional interests, and that shapes events rather than reacting to them. Following Sunday’s...Show More Summary
Veev co-founder Courtney Reum explains what he learned about building culture on a grand scale at Goldman Sachs.
AACN Certification Corporation -- the credentialing arm of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) -- announces its leadership for fiscal year 2016, with terms effective July 1, 2015.
The process of applying Buddhist practice to the many complexities of daily living has always been the focus of our successive leaders, and is one of the strengths of our community.
An independent panel of experts on Tuesday offered a scathing criticism of the World Health Organization's handling of the Ebola crisis and called for an overhaul in leadership, organizational structure and procedures.Read full article >>
The paper will seek new leadership for what it says is a vital part of the newsroom.
Fortress Investment Group (FIG) is reportedly reshuffling its the leadership of its flagship hedge fund after recent investors withdrawals. Gregory Zuckerman reports for The Wall Street Journal that Michael Novogratz is expected to run the Fortress Macro Fund solo, and co-manager Jeff Feig is leaving the company. Fortress’ shares are down about 11% so far [...]
Shares of fitness band maker FitBit (FIT) are up $1.15, or 3%, at $41.34, after R.W. Baird’s William Power initiated coverage of the stock with an Outperform rating, and a $52 price target, writing that it has the brand leadership amidst “strong secular fitness trends.” Power is impressed with the continued momentum of fitness bracelets, [...]
Change is never easy. People like routines and rituals. However, when your business starts to suffer because you or your leadership team have become complacent, it is time for a change. Here are 7 tips to help you improve the situat...
By Gary Shapiro, American Spectator My father was a sixth-grade teacher active in his teacher union’s leadership. He instilled in me the value of unions. They helped our nation lead and prosper. Unions got laws passed limiting child labor, ensuring safe working conditions and compensating workers with a defined workweek and overtime pay.
Tradition says what they're doing shouldn't work. They're too young, have no leadership training or outside funding, and weren't the pioneers in their industry. Yet now they are the experts and are building something remarkable that could be the next Apple.