The Pony Express, British style IT MAY be hard to imagine a world without cheap postal services, but 200 years ago sending mail was a luxury. Posting a letter from London to Edinburgh cost an average daily wage. In 1840, after a proposal by Rowland Hill, an inventor, Britain launched the Penny Post, the world’s […]
EVEN for a global industry like aviation, Primera Air’s business model seems remarkably cosmopolitan. The Icelandic-owned budget airline is headquartered in Latvia, but mainly operates low-cost flights from Denmark and Sweden to sunny places in the Mediterranean. This summer, it will begin long-haul flights from Britain and France to America. The company bears more than […]
A shoutout to all badass women everywhere! How one woman left Wall Street to found a NY-based magazine to create opportunities for young professionals, shed the light on women of the world, and make change for the better.
What stands between you and a business built on people before profit?
She worked hard at Bank of America, as she had for MBNA America and the Elwyn Institute before it, in the bank's Support Services Department, where she and others with intellectual and developmental disabilities have made good money in full-time jobs …