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Boeing Will Pay High Price For McNerney's Mistake Of Treating Aviation Like It Was Any Other Industry

Yesterday’s announcement that Jim McNerney was retiring as Boeing CEO wasn’t a major surprise – everyone knew he’d leave within a year or so – but it was rather abrupt and the timing was unexpected. He probably jumped, but there are certainly reasons to believe that he may have been nudged along in …

Russia just one-upped the Saudis in China

"China imported a record 3.92 million metric tons from its northern neighbor in May, according to data emailed by the Beijing-based General Administration of Customs on Tuesday," according to Bloomberg.<p>"That's equivalent to 927,000 barrels a day, a 20% increase from the previous month. Saudi sales …

Top Salary Negotiation Tactics of the 1 Percent

A top CEO could be making 300 times your salary, and it's not because she's a more productive employee; it's all thanks to her skills at the negotiating table before she even started the job.<p>A recent study by the Economic Policy Institute found that chief executive officers make 300 times more than …

Employment

How To Negotiate With Chinese Companies, Part 2

This is Part Two of a four-part series on negotiating with Chinese companies. Part One is here. In this article, I discuss three more negotiating techniques Chinese companies commonly employ in negotiating against foreign companies.<p><b>1. Death by a thousand cuts.</b> You present the Chinese company with a …

China

Marcelo Odebrecht ameaça derrubar a República

“Terão de construir mais 3 celas: para mim, Lula e Dilma”, dizia Emilio Odebrecht, sobre possível prisão do filho. O presidente da Odebrecht, …

Steve Jobs's Secret to Greatness: Yogananda | Inc.com

Steve Jobs planned every detail of his own memorial service, held at Stanford University in October 2011, including the brown box each attendee received as a farewell gift. One of those attendees was Mark Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, and two years later at a TechCrunch Disrupt conference he …

Spirituality

PAX MONGOLICA: The underlying reason why China is going after Central Asia

Many observers believe that the strategy is all about integrating with Russia.<p>But there's a crucial reason that's often overlooked: Beijing is looking for new countries to which it can export its goods as Western demand slows and China transitions into a consumption-based economy.<p>"China's motive …

Effect of Saudi Arabia Decisions on Global Crude Oil Supply & Demand

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia exerts more influence on the global price of crude oil than any other nation state. Oil analysts study Saudi policy and politics with as much attention to detail as financial analysts spend on US Federal Reserve meeting minutes. The current confluence of dramatic changes …

Oil

Overcoming the Fear of Failure: Boosting Small Business in China

<i>Leigh Wedell is the Chief Sustainability Officer of the Paulson Institute and a long time China hand. Deborah Lehr is the CEO of Basilinna, a strategic consulting firm.</i><p>Is fear of failure hindering Chinese entrepreneurship? A new initiative by the Chinese government suggests that cultural …

Europe just slapped Russia with another six months of sanctions

The meeting of European foreign ministers in Luxembourg on Monday announced the widely-expected increase because of Russia's annexation of parts of Ukraine according to Reuters.<p>The series of economic and financial sectors, particularly directed against members of President Vladimir Putin's inner …

Why Onboarding New Funding Is Like Onboarding New People

Onboarding is a crucible of leadership. Done right, it accelerates progress. Done wrong, there’s pain for all involved. This is true for onboarding new people and for onboarding new rounds of funding. The key is to be intentional about onboarding new funding in ways that strengthen your culture – …

Small Business, Job Creation, And Why We Should Lend To Young Companies

Any honest conversation about creating jobs in the United States must include the role played by small business. Collectively, these businesses create the lion’s share of new jobs. The current SBA Administrator Maria Contreras Sweet regularly argues that two out of every three new jobs are created …

Your Next Cracked Cellphone Screen Will Self Repair

We all know how easy it is to end up with a cracked phone screen, but thanks to new technology your next cellphone is likely to self repair .<p>Engineers have revealed a major breakthrough, with a material that can easily heal itself and that could be applied to phone manufacturing processes within …

Build An Angel Portfolio Like the Experts

If angel investing is your passion, you’re in it long term; and getting a good rate of return ensures you can continue investing for years. That’s why developing a strong angel portfolio is so important. Finding the right companies, figuring out how many to invest in and which types of deals to …

One Agricultural Scientist's Concerns About The Future Of The Food Supply

I’m generally optimistic about the ability of the world’s farmers to continue to feed the growing population, and also to satisfy the increased food demand of the growing middle class in previously poor countries. That hope is based on the amazing track record of innovation by farmers and their …

Agriculture

The Most Important Question: Why Are You Building This Company?

With the growth of the global startup ecosystem, I see more and more people “playing founder” than ever before. Attracted by large amounts of venture capital and the mainstream hype arounds startups, these entrepreneurs have entered the “startup game” for one simple reason: to become the next …

To Achieve Excellence, Dare To Be Bad

We all know people who seem able to perform at a higher level than those around them; and we’ve all had moments ourselves where we are firing on all cylinders and everything just seems to work. But how do you achieve that kind of excellence on a consistent basis, day after day?<p>Harvard Business …