The sputtering global economy was expected to take centre stage when the formal talks get under way in the afternoon, although divisions were likely to remain over whether the world should spend or save its way out of the current malaise, with Japan and Germany at odds on the issue. … [Read more...] about World leaders kick off G7 talks with economy in focus
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In one case, Berenguer had asked a former MIT classmate who was the best person he’s worked with, which led to an engineer in Argentina. Berenguer flew to Argentina to recruit the engineer, brought him to New York for a more in-depth meeting, and then offered him the job and started the visa process. … [Read more...] about The One Question To Ask If You Want To Recruit The Best Talent Globally
It sounds like the strategy you had and the methodology you used worked out as planned. You delivered on the things that were within your control. What didn’t work out was what you couldn’t control; the world got a black swan event and the economy tanked. One of the lessons here, and it’s a tough one, is that we are never fully in control. … [Read more...] about What’s the best advice for fundraising in the coronavirus era?
As a way to stay honest, I consciously decided not to review businesses that I didn’t think I could reasonably give five stars. The bakery with the dry muffins and the mechanic that botched a repair job twice in a row? I skipped them. For other businesses, I offered grace notes. When a favorite restaurant gave us regular fries with our steak shawarma instead of the sweet potato fries we paid extra for, I was honest about it in the review, but added, “Their food still gets five stars.” … [Read more...] about The easiest way to help struggling small businesses? Give them 5 stars on Yelp
“When you have the expertise and when you’ve had experience that has led you up to that point, you can take educated guesses and can take risks [such] that you can be quite certain of success,” he says. … [Read more...] about Navigate The Brutal Rapids Of The Business World With Calculated Risk