BULL markets always climb a wall of worry, or so the saying goes. For much of 2017, the main concerns were political and the markets seemed to surmount them as easily as a robot dog opens doors (the latest internet sensation). But February has shown that the market is still vulnerable. The immediate trigger seems […]
The Thing That Many People Get Wrong About Giving Praise
Diversity, inclusion, and representation of traditionally underserved communities is the right thing to do. Andit also makes sound business sense.
The customer, a Florida megachurch, says it didn’t want her fired. But she lost her job anyway.
If you’re someone who clearly identifies with being on either side of the personality fence, you know how challenging it can be living and working with people who can be so different from yourself.
EUROPE is home to some extraordinary wealth creators who often try to hide their success. Ingvar Kamprad, a Swedish farmer’s son, constructed IKEA, a seller of flat-pack furniture that became a global giant with annual revenues of €38bn ($47bn). He died at the age of 91 on January 27th, after a famously frugal life. Amancio […]
Promoting your brand anywhere and everywhere just doesn’twork. You need to focus on building relationships with key consumers.
As another nightmare crash hits crypto-currency investors, business owners can learn to take action (or not, as the case may be)
IN OCTOBER 2003, the age of supersonic passenger travel came to an inauspicious end. That month British Airways withdrew from service its last Concorde jet, a Franco-British aircraft from the 1970s that could fly at twice the speed of sound. Since the 1940s executives in the aerospace industry had predicted that the future of passenger […]
WHEN reports surfaced in 2016 of foreign students with no known income buying homes worth millions of dollars in Vancouver, locals said it was yet more evidence that foreigners were inflating prices in Canada’s dearest property market. It was also evidence of a home-grown problem. The students turned out to be figureheads for anonymous firms […]