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The 7 Secrets Of Inspiring Leaders

Very few people look forward to going to work. And no, providing free coffee and fruit in the company kitchen isn’t going to change their minds. It’s a sad observation about the state of American business today. According to a Mercer consulting survey that I quoted in an earlier column, one-third …

The Advice Top Leaders Wish They'd Received At Graduation

Earlier this week, some of the world’s most accomplished leaders took to LinkedIn to offer the graduating class of 2013 some pearls of wisdom. In the form of real, abridged or theoretical commencement addresses, they dished out advice they wish they had received when they were just starting …

5 More Facts To Consider Before Buying And Selling Gold

A couple of weeks ago I wrote an article called <i>5 Facts To Consider Before Buying Or Selling gold.</i><p>On the 16thof April I suggested that buying 10th ounce gold coins wasn’t a bad idea all in all. On the 23rd Reuters reported the U.S. mint had suspended sales of 10th ounce Eagles as they had gone out …

7 Secrets Wealthy People Know About Amassing And Maintaining A Fortune

Becoming wealthy enough to keep the wolf from your door doesn’t mean an end to unwanted callers. For every newly minted billionaire, there are cautionary tales of the well-heeled undone by visits from the the tax man, the loan officer and Uncle Sam himself.<p>A fortune requires finesse. As well as a …

ICBC unseats Exxon Mobil as the world's largest Global 2000 company. The world's biggest companies: http://bit.ly/17KcVKq

A better way to mix enterprise and UK politics

When on May 1 1997 I was elected to Parliament, I became the first FTSE 100 chairman ever to sit in the House of Commons. Arriving was like stepping back a decade or two.<p>I came from a successful business, Asda, rated one of Britain’s best employers and with a single-status culture. Stepping into …

Economy needs to spend, lend and change to recover

It is not the triple dip that we should focus on, but that the economy is suffering from a triple whammy of a lack of demand, a lack of lending and a lack of confidence, argues Gerard Lyons, chief economic advisor to Boris Johnson.<p>Is the UK in a triple dip recession or not? This is likely to be the …