When looking at diversity practices, location is often left out of the equation, yet it can be a huge factor in reaching diverse talent and building a diverse workforce. As adults, many of us choose where we live based on the job we get. We don’t get the luxury of comparing diverse pie charts or choosing locations that add value to our lives. Many of the most desirable companies are in expensive, unaffordable markets and within areas with minimal diversity. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?
Hong Kong is also important for India for economic reasons. For global investors, it has always been an attractive destination, leading to its emergence as one of Asia’s most powerful financial centres. With around $34 billion bilateral trade India was Hong Kong’s third-largest export market in 2017. Beyond trade, India has also seen growing investment from Hong Kong and the presence of Indian professionals in key sectors such as IT and banking in Hong Kong is readily evident. Political stability and rule of law in Hong Kong is essential for preserving India’s long-term equities in the city. … [Read more...] about By turning the spotlight on Hong Kong, India can put global pressure on China
Finding new types of customers is the key to rapid and reliable growth. Once you’ve nailed product/market fit for your initial vision, spend some time critically thinking about who else might benefit from your products and look for partners to help you reach those customers. And most importantly, show your passion—not just the vision of what you’re going to do, but the drive behind why you do it—and you’ll be successful in the long term. … [Read more...] about The most important startup rule: Play the long game
"The main highlight for me is the drastic reduction in exports as well," said Tony Headrick, energy markets analyst at CHS Hedging. "One could take a step back and look at it from a more global perspective - as imports come into the US, they're not going elsewhere so the global supply is waning and these cargoes that were storing crude oil in the midst of the huge contango we saw, which is now narrowed, is starting to offload those shifts." … [Read more...] about US crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly, gasoline draws down sharply: EIA