Jim Speed

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The Class of 1994, Venezuela’s Golden Generation, Is Fleeing the Country

Once members of the professional elite, they are among the two million who left in the wake of the Chávez revolution<p>CARACAS, Venezuela—The class of 1994 had big dreams upon graduating from the Ceapucv high school, a two-story building tucked into a hillside overlooking this city. Solsire Ortega …

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How to Wipe Your Phone Before You Sell It

So you’ve got your eyes on that shiny new Pixel 2, or maybe you’re getting ready to go (almost) all-screen with the iPhone X. Since you’ll be getting …

8 Moves for Stronger, Healthier Feet

It’s no surprise there’s an uptick in foot injuries come summer. You can strain your feet walking or running in the sand or even stepping on …

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What is the Keynesian multiplier?

<i>This week “The Economist explains” is given over to economics. For each of six days until Saturday this blog will publish a short explainer on a</i> …

How to join the 1%

MANAGEMENT consultants, investment banks and big law firms are the Holy Trinity of white-collar careers. They recruit up to a third of the graduates …

Welcome to the new reputation economy

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Letaszíthatják a trónról a Nike-t

<b>Európában és Magyarországon is egyre inkább ismertté válik az Amerikában már igen népszerű Under Armour.</b> A prémium kategóriás sportruházatot és …

Tanulj az amerikaiaktól önéletrajzot írni!

<b>LinkedIn-profil, a belépő</b><p><i>LinkedIn-</i>profil nélkül állást keresni Amerikában olyan, mintha kinyúlt macinaciban és csavarókkal a fejeden indulnál el az …

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Nesze neked, hitelválság: újra itt az önerő nélküli lakáshitel<p>Előfizetői tartalom<p>Tisztelt Felhasználónk!<br>Az Ön által keresett cikk a portfolio.hu</b> …

Hasznos gyorstalpaló, avagy mit kell tudni a bőrcipők ápolásáról?

Ezerszer hallottuk, de talán nem elégszer: az általunk viselt cipő az összeállítás koronája, de gyilkosa is lehet, az első benyomást alapvetően …

Pofon egyszerű útmutató az ingek és nyakkendők ízléses kombinálásához

"Ugyan, mit kell ezen annyit agyalni? Amelyik nyakkendő éppen jön a sorban, azt veszem fel." Nos, egy rosszul megválasztott kombináció elrontja az …

9 Things You Should Tell Your Boss At Your Next Performance Review

Sure, performance reviews are a time to get feedback on your work throughout the year.<p>But sometimes we forget that it’s also a time to share your own goals (and even suggestions!) for the future with your boss. After all, you’re part of a team, and talking about what’s working, what’s not, and what …

Four Mistakes to Avoid When Predicting Competitors’ Moves

Since 1986, Byron Wein, Vice Chairman Blackstone Advisory Partners (part of the Blackstone Group), has been offering 10 predictions for the coming year. Most years he is about 50 percent correct. But for 2013 he was only about 15 percent on target. Gold did not reach $1,900 an ounce. Iran did not …

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7 Reasons Employees Don't Trust Their Leaders

As the world mourns the loss of Nelson Mandela and commemorates his greatness as a leader, we would do well to remember that one of the many hallmarks of his leadership was <b>trust</b>. The greatest leaders in the world gravitated toward Mr. Mandela because he was genuinely trustworthy and his purpose was …

10 Ways To Become Better At Your Job Today

With a still-shaky recovery, tepid hiring and continued stagnation in many workplaces, employees have a tough time feeling inspired to extend any extra effort . But if you can improve your job performance, you will put yourself in a good position to climb up the ladder should an opportunity …

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Are Bonds Too Risky For Your Portfolio?

With interest rates on the rise, we’ve recently been getting a lot of questions as to whether it really makes sense to invest in bonds right now. A lot of experts are even talking about a bond bubble. After all, bonds lose value when interest rates go up and even if interest rates stay level, …

Mandela’s Family Feud: As Global Icon Lies in Hospital, Relatives’ Squabbles Intensify

Was there ever a more edifying contrast than between Nelson Mandela and his descendants? While the 94-year-old icon of humanity lies in the hospital, …

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Próbaidő szabi nélkül? Íme a leggyakoribb munkajogi tévhitek

A mindennapi munkavégzés során gyakran előforduló szituációk egészen természetesnek, sőt akár jogszerűnek is tűnhetnek, noha nem feltétlen azok. …

FORTUNE on Twitter: ""Personal brand" -- it's not just an annoying term. It's a necessity - http://t.co/kFd5TY5Wwa"

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Mandulás palacsinta gyümölcsökkel

Múlt héten új palacsinta recepttel kísérleteztem: egy mandulás változat készült, meleg fahéjas eper-alma kompóttal. Remek egy palacsinta, még ha …

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How Google and Facebook May Help with the NSA and PRISM

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>An update and slight correction, 7:59 p.m.</i>: A spokesperson forwarded us this message from Google's …

Why You Will Be Blindsided By The Next Financial Crisis

“The global financial crisis that began in the United States in the summer of 2007 was triggered by a bank run, just like those of 1837, 1857, 1873, 1893, 1907 and 1933.” That’s the theme of Yale economist Gary Gorton’s <i>Misunderstanding Financial Crises, Why We Don’t See Them Coming</i>, published last …