Helen Layport MacLennan

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What does a CEO look like? New female 'Foundation 500' list challenges stereotypes | Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - From a Peruvian trout farm manager to the head of an Indonesian meatball company, a list of 500 women entrepreneurs in emerging markets was launched on Thursday to challenge the stereotype of a typical company boss and inspire women globally.<p>H&M Foundation Global Manager Diana …

Emerging Markets

European Central Bank won't call time on stimulus just yet

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank took small steps Thursday toward phasing out its extraordinary support measures for the economy, …

Economics

1 Really Good Reason Why Female Millennials Are So Ready to Quit Their Jobs | Inc.com

Oh millennials. The generation everyone loves to hate. We're lazy. We're entitled. We use the word "like" too much.<p>But at 75.4 million strong, we're now the largest generation, according to Pew Research Center. That's more than Baby Boomers. We, the millennials, are work force to reckoned with.<p>But …

Entrepreneurship

MDC Partners Announces Collaborative Venture Capital Fund

MDC Partners announced the launch of MDC Ventures, a collaborative venture capital fund allowing the agency network to invest in early-stage digital …

3 Decision-Making Models Used by Warren Buffett and Jeff Bezos | Inc.com

It was 1994, and Jeff Bezos was a rising corporate star working at a top hedge fund on Wall Street. As the youngest-ever senior VP at D.E. Shaw & Co, he was set for life.<p>Until he quit.<p>According to Bezos, "I needed the right <i>framework</i> in which to make this big decision."<p>Every day, we face small to …

Jeff Bezos

3 Reasons Why Millennials Are Timid Leaders

Millennials aren’t kids anymore. While there is some argument over exactly where Generation X ends and where the millennial generation begins, it’s generally agreed that millennials were born between 1982 and 2004. This means the oldest members of this generation are well into their thirties.<p>More …

Leadership

Too Much Charisma Can Actually Hurt a Leader's Effectiveness

We tend to judge everything from sports teams to entire nations by the charisma of their leaders — or to be more specific, by how much personal …

Venture capitalist DST Global sees $4 trillion of new internet firms by 2025

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A surge in online consumer spending globally in coming years will create $4 trillion worth of new internet companies by the middle of the next decade, billionaire investor Yuri Milner, founder of venture capitalist DST Global, said on Friday.<p>Milner, an early backer of internet …

Venture Capital

Three Leadership Roles That Technology Can't Replace

There is a “neomania” — or a fascination with the new — gripping our world. While self-driving cars roam our streets right here in Singapore, ominous headlines warn about the looming obsolescence of labour and management.<p>In a world where stores know that you are pregnant without asking, an …

Employee Engagement

Why financial advisers prefer ETFs over mutual funds

Hello ETFs. Goodbye mutual funds.<p>Exchange-traded funds or ETFs are the investment vehicle that advisers use and recommend more than any other type of …