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A Tip on the Long Tail of Top Management

Taking risks is inherent in top management roles, but some often suppressed aspects are isolation and doubt. With the increase of economic and political uncertainly and complexity, top managers need to be able to ponder alternatives and decisions with stakeless peers – something that they cannot fi...
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While stocks last

IN THE evening of July 16th the BBC reported that Israel would observe a "humanitarian ceasefire" for five hours on July 17th. That is unlikely to spell the end of hostilities. Hamas apparently rejected Egypt’s ceasefire plan on July 15th, and there is little likelihood of Israel agreeing to Hamas'...
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Comcast, AT&T Say They’re Not Big Enough Yet

Two of the biggest players in the telecom industry faced off against a public interest group, a trade group and a satellite company at a Senate hearing Wednesday in a debate that will help set the stage for upcoming battles over the future of broadband, television and streaming video. The hearin...
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Great article re UBER's massive valuation

After just 5 years, UBER has now a valuation of over $17 billion. This is more than companies such as United Airlines and Alcoa, the largest aluminum producer in the world. No longer just about the taxi industry, the company’s vision is to “make car ownership a thing of the past.”
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Bill Gates Recommends The Best Book He Ever Read

"Not long after I first met Warren Buffett back in 1991, I asked him to recommend his favorite book about business. He didn’t miss a beat: “It’s Business Adventures, by John Brooks,” he said. “I’ll send you my copy.” I was intrigued: I had never heard of Business Adventures or John Brooks." - Bill ...
, Hult International Business School '13 | July 14, 2014 0   
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2014 National Black MBA Conference (Atlanta, GA) - September 16-20, 2014

The National Black MBA Association® Annual Conference and Exposition is one of the largest professional development and job search events. Each year, the event attracts more than 9,000 attendees. Sessions are held on topics including: career, education, entrepreneurship, lifestyle and leadership.
, Hult International Business School '13 | July 14, 2014 0   
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Looking for Independent Contractors

HBS MBA/MPP graduate and author Kaneisha Grayson is hiring independent contractor consultants and editors for her admissions consulting company: The Art of Applying. Seeking: joint degrees, MBAs, MPPs, JDs, MSWs, MPHs, MDivs, and M.Eds from top 10 schools Also seeking: eagle-eyed editors of all edu...
, Hult International Business School '13 | July 14, 2014 0   
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U.S. Stocks Drop as Portugal Debt Stress Fuels Concern

U.S. stocks fell, with the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index resuming a selloff that began earlier this week, as signs of financial stress in Portugal fueled demand for haven assets. The S&P 500 lost 0.6 percent to 1,960.81 at 9:30 a.m. in New York. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 95.36 points, ...
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Day 3 in Iceland - The Concept of "Co-opetition"

The goal of The Iceland Ocean House Cluster is to work with select companies in various fields within of the Iceland ocean industry to accelerate their growth through innovation by initiating new businesses, connecting companies, people and ideas. The idea of “co-opetition”, unlike competition, is ...
, The University Of Edinburgh Business School '14 | July 10, 2014 0   
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Day 2 in Iceland - Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics

Today’s visit was Ossur, a global company in non-invasive orthopaedics. It develops, manufactures and sells bracing and support products, compression therapy, and prosthetics. The thing that surprised me was that they take CSR(corporate social responsibility) really seriously. The philosophy was pr...
, The University Of Edinburgh Business School '14 | July 10, 2014 0   
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