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The AIIB and the coming of age of China - 03/17/2015

The coming of being of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a strategic move by China to outgrow of the US influence in the world economy. Having perceived the emerging realities Britain has decided to join the bank. Its decision to do so is likely to act as a signal for other G7 nations to follow suit. Last week saw a rare public flare-up in the “Special relationship” that exists...

The Importance of Personal Contact - 03/16/2015

In today's fast-growing world, business contacts are more supported by the Internet. How would you recommend communicating with partners, if you no longer have regular opportunities to meet with them face to face? Nowadays, it is quite possible to make a presentation for a client in South Africa in the morning, sell goods to the customer in Australia after lunch, and eat fish with fries on the...

Successful Business Starts With A Carefully Planned Entrepreneurship - 03/14/2015

The success of a business lies in its beginning stages. Lindred Greer introduces various tips for making a business successful for which one needs to work from the very beginning as on today’s foundation will stand the structure of tomorrow. Stanford, California- 12 March 2015- Silicon Valley is full of leisurely discussions on the future of “new startups”. A professor of Stanford Graduate School...

Growth and Innovation through Social Collaboration - 03/14/2015

Social collaboration is key to sustainable growth for an organization. It is a key harbinger of growth, higher revenues and acts as a platform for continuous innovations. There needs to be a common goal, a strategic vision and a road map that details a series of small steps towards that goal. In order to even take a small, entities which make up an organization need to work together and...

Startup: Expectations and Reality - 03/13/2015

It is rumored that startup should not monitor the macroeconomic situation too closely, and focus on tactics point of action. If you ignore the global trends, it is possible to identify startups several common mistakes 1. Expectation: Create a clone and calm down. Reality: Calm down will not work. It is necessary to deeply monitor local trends, online penetration on your chosen niche, service or...

Crowdsourcing: How Crowd Can Help Business - 03/11/2015

Development of the Internet and the globalization of the labor market gives companies the ability to attract people from outside to solve various business problems, choose the best performers and save a significant amount of money. Considering the fact that last year freelancers all around the world have earned $ 1.6 billion, remote project work is in great demand nowadays. Crowdsourcing, unlike...

Zuckerberg reveals his hiring strategy at Facebook - 03/11/2015

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has spilled out a valuable hiring strategy he uses in his company while speaking at the Mobile World Congress keynote earlier this week in Barcelona. Though the social media czar touched points on his Internet.org initiative, telecom operators  and expanding Internet access, his hiring strategy was so unique and practical that it was widely circulated through...

Uber to add 1 million women drivers - 03/11/2015

California-based car booking app company Uber Technologies Inc. has put forth a hefty target to enlist 1 million women drivers in the next five years to its current international driver base and diversify its workforce. The company’s recent move is in partnership with the United Nations and comes in the eve of international women’s day to advance equality for the fairer gender. Meanwhile the...

Germany’s Approval Of Gender Quota For Board – Sets Model for Others - 03/10/2015

Germany's approval of new quota will increase woman in Boardroom. Germany took a remarkable step to increase women’s representation on corporate boards, by approving a law that will require Europe’s top listed companies to increase percentage of women on Board of directors to 30% by 2016. According to E&Y report, The US index, S&P 1500 included companies with just 15.5% of women on Board....

The 6 Deadly Sins of Corporate Trainings - 03/10/2015

The article was written to describe the common pitfalls in corporate trainings. Some of these errors may be seen in a "pure form", some - with restrictions and disclaimers. 1. Order "just a training" Periodically, customers see some sample online program such as "Active sales" or "Cold calls" and are ready to organize it. Sometimes executives are ready to conduct such training, even without...
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