The financial institutions' focus on generating economic growth without ensuring the concomitant increase in jobs, and the inequality this generates, is partly to blame for the waning public support for global economic integration.
Pierce Brosnan sat down with us to talk about the challenges of bringing genuine consequences to a romantic role, the experience of shooting on-location in one of the most beautiful regions on Earth, and whatever happened to Thomas Crown?
Every company has a brand promise and personality attributes. Some can't articulate what they are but they are circling around them and hoping for clarity as they grow, or are struggling to remember why they started their company in the first place.
The Danish abstract expressionist painter was fascinated by the concept of the digital age and how it intersects and coexisits with nature. "The organic or natural world has been around for millions of years, but the digital world is very new. They must somehow interfere with each other."
Maybe I'm naïve, but given the magnitude of the problems we face right now, shouldn't we be casting as wide a net as possible for solutions? I don't just want Obama looking to Europe for guidance; I want him looking to every country on Earth for ideas on how to do things better.
The climate for business is changing rather quickly, so focusing exclusively on competition and ROE would seem to be a losing proposition, while collaboration and innovation continues to be the way forward.