Kavan Shah

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The Rise Of Peer To Peer Student Loans

Student loans are big business – in fact, they are the second largest amount of debt in the United States behind mortgages. As such, savvy investors have started looking for ways to take advantage of the student loan market. One of the emerging trends in this space is peer to peer student loan …

So You Want to Join a Board

Many senior managers desire — and are qualified — to join a board. And many companies around the world would greatly benefit from infusions of fresh talent and insight into their boards. Yet all too often board positions go to people who are already serving on other boards. So how can you, a …

What’s Your Language Strategy?

Photography: altrospazio, Roma<p>Artwork: Tomás Saraceno, Cloudy Dunes. When Friedman meets Bucky on Air-Port-City, 2006<p>Language pervades every aspect of organizational life. It touches everything. Yet remarkably, leaders of global organizations, whose employees speak a multitude of languages, often …

Managers Can Motivate Employees with One Word

Human beings are profoundly social — we are hardwired to connect to one another and to want to work together. Frankly, we would never have survived as a species without our instinctive desire to live and work in groups, because physically we are just not strong or scary enough.<p>Tons of research has …