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Losing China Has Taken Wind Out of Xiaomi's IPO Sails

Mainland investors starry-eyed about the listing of a homegrown tech company will be disappointed by Xiaomi Corp.’s decision to postpone the China half of its stock debut. You can expect moms and pops in Hong Kong to feel a bit deflated in turn. Without Chinese depositary receipts to stir interest, …

Stock Markets

When One Consultant Is Better Than a Dozen

When Mark Greenstein, executive vice president for strategic initiatives at Heartland Dental, sought consulting help earlier this year, he didn’t …

What does a management consultant do anyway?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/business/1217000/1217694_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533703953_21c8652a17cb421eb10ac44e61d87f3b<p><b>A consultant is someone who borrows your watch to tell you the time, and then keeps your watch, so the joke goes.</b><p>There are plenty of other ones …

Management Consulting

Using LinkedIn in 2017 to Grow Your Business

It's time to take full advantage of LinkedIn for your business.<p>Linkedin has been a big deal for quite sometime now but when Microsoft announced their 26 billion dollar acquisition, the social media site jumped to an entirely new level.<p>For Microsoft, the deal is very logical. Commenting on the …

Betaspring Cofounder on What It Takes for Startups to Make It

Once he became an entrepreneur, IEEE Member Allan Tear says he never wanted to get a “real job” again. He had been working in the telecom industry …

Startups

Global stocks mostly up as investors eye Fed, Bank of Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks mostly rose Monday as investors looked ahead to key policy meetings by the central banks of the United States and Japan …

Bank of Japan

The nuts and bolts of going from a regular job to consulting

(This post is targeted at people who are pretty serious about becoming a consultant while living abroad. For most people it will bore you to tears. …

Successfully Launching a Career in Freelancing or Consulting

<i>by Maureen Crawford Hentz</i><p>“I’m going to work for myself.” For many people, the dream of independence can be turned into a reality. Freelancing and/or …

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The page you are looking for might have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.<p>But don’t give up! Try finding the page …

LinkedIn's billionaire founder Reid Hoffman shares advice on how to build a stronger network

But even Hoffman has regrets in his career and says he would have done one thing differently if he had a chance to go back: work at Netscape.<p>"I would have volunteered to work at Netscape," Hoffman told CNN's Fareed Zakaria, referring to the now defunct internet company best known for its web …

Silicon Valley

Strengthening authentication through big data

The fact that plain passwords are no longer safe to protect our digital identities is no secret. For years, the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) and multi-factor authentication (MFA) as a means to ensure online account security and prevent fraud has been a hot topic of …

Information Systems

7 Reasons You Need to Eat More Eggs

Eggs aren't just delicious—they can also boost your mood, nourish your gray matter and even guard against cancer<p>Many Americans were raised on the theory that eggs are loaded with artery-clogging cholesterol and that eating them was a surefire way to promote coronary heart disease. But when Wake …

Improve Your Negotiations With China

Chinese negotiation and western negotiation is sometimes quite different. You might think that the core basics of agreeing on something to one’s or …

4 habits of successful independent consultants

Independent consultants play a large role in assisting NGOs, consulting firms and donor agencies in their activities, and many professionals with …

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Why an Ex-Google Coder Makes Twice as Much Freelancing

James Knight recently made an unorthodox career move for a 27-year-old coder: quitting a well-paid gig writing software for Google to go freelance. …

Resolve to communicate better despite technology lowering standards

<i>This column is part of Globe Careers’ Leadership Lab series, where executives and experts share their views and advice about leadership and management. Follow us at</i> @Globe_Careers<i>. Find all Leadership Lab stories at</i> tgam.ca/leadershiplab<p>As we roll into 2016, it’s clear that a trend has become a …

How Not to Make New Year’s Resolutions

<i>10 Ways You Might be Sabotaging Your Own Success</i>About 150 million Americans make New Year’s resolutions every year. That’s a lot of disappointed …

Pentagon Grants Contractors an Extension on Hack Detection Rules

The Pentagon has updated data breach rules for defense contractors to allow companies an extra year-and-a-half to comply with one portion.<p>The …

How Do You Value Your Work?

Requesting appropriate fees speaks to the value placed on your work. But in order for others to value your work, the process starts with you. It …

Personal Branding

6 Telltale Signs It's Time to Become Your Own Boss

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard not to be intrigued by entrepreneurs.<p>The men and women who say goodbye to the security of a paycheck for the path of small business ownership make up the backbone of the American economy. They control their own destinies, …

Entrepreneurship