The challenger countries will once again try, as they did last December in Dubai, to wrest control from the coalition of stakeholders that has been governing the Internet under a contract with the U.S. government. If they succeed it will be the end of the world as we know it. There will be no Internet. There will be many nets: ChinaNet, Euronet, maybe Deutsche Net and France net and Brazil Net and Russia Net. It will resemble the world before the Internet with many private networks and a constant challenge of interconnection.
Jobs' real genius was that he had learned how to see and he operated with an understanding of and empathy for the people who would become future users of Apple products -- devices like the iPad that would 'make our heart sing.'
People are the main and the most important resource of each company. For achieving great results each leader needs to have a motivation strategy to create and maintain the spirit of enthusiasm among employees
The office workplace is riddled with interruptions from ringing phones, dinging emails, and reminders going off from every device imaginable.. The best of us manage to hang on to fleeting moments where we actually work on our primary job, but have reluctantly accepted our new position as C.E.P. - Chief Email Processor.
At a time when the dysfunction in Washington, D.C. is at its highest and public approval of Congress is at its lowest, it is heartening to see some renewed focus on significant workforce development issues.
Last time, I wrote about how traveling the road between employment and entrepreneurship is just one way to grow and develop as a person; to connect with the essence of who you are.
Committed to building a city that is safe from the threat of power crises, self-sufficient in energy and responsible for its energy use, we are exploring ways to generate energy in an eco-friendly and sustainable way. For example, we are installing mini-photovoltaic power stations on the rooftops of school buildings, apartments, and other structures, taking the maximum advantage of our high population and building density.
It's not that I don't like talking to people; I was once a stand up comic, so I'm not exactly shy and retiring. It's just that it's so bloody soulless. Frankly I would rather gargle leftover lipo fat than network.
What Boeing is doing represents a seismic shift in health care financing and delivery that potentially will have more far-reaching effects than Obamacare, primarily because it is coming from the private sector, not the government.
In Henry V, poet William Shakespeare, wrote "Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more." This message of perseverance is one that has proven to be utterly timeless, and even hundreds of years later is still extremely relevant. This particular message is one that we all must remember when it comes to escaping the confines of the "Rat Race."
Failure is -- and should be -- a natural part of business ownership.
In the seafood trade, you can reassert your civic right, whether chef or consumer, to know what you are buying, where it is from and how the fish you want was harvested, or raised. Still, your rights are only real if exercised.
As leaders, we usually end up at that crossroads where we have that one opportunity to close the deal, to persuade -- the meeting with our boss, the presentation to the Board of Directors, or the pitch to our customer.
Women frequently do not have the same level of support or development opportunities that men enjoy -- because they lack peers and mentors. Here are some tips I share with the female executives I coach, as they climb the corporate ladder.
As the controversies rage on, the NFL appears rudderless, hardly inspiring confidence in Goodell or his leadership principles. I'm sure he's a decent guy, who loves football, and keeps his word, but Goodell's biggest problem is that he's acted like a bad politician, lacking in principles.
How can we say we're for family values when so many women in the United States have to jeopardize their livelihood to take a few weeks off from work after giving birth? Should a man have to sacrifice his economic security to take care of his sick mother or his wife returning wounded from active duty?
EDGE Certification isn't easy to attain. For six months, L'Oreal USA shared data and participated in surveys, assessments and evaluations by a third-party auditor. Simply put, L'Oreal USA's certification is a well-earned great step forward.
Alibaba puts China on par with the United States in the rapidly increasing global competition for technological innovation and economic transformation. The GSK case reminds me of a popular book "China Can Say No," first published in China in 1996 and which signaled a new era for growing Chinese nationalism.