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Masala Chai and Global STEM Diversity

Julie Kantor | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Co-written with A. Crosser Taking a short break from an amazing NGO Leadership Summit put on by Center for Social Leadership and Sevalaya last week i...

Diversity and Inclusion

Adrian Coysh | Posted 08.24.2016 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Recruiters often take the path of least resistance, or choose a low risk option rather than either stretching the boundaries, or taking a high risk gamble on someone who "looks wrong, but is right".

The Great New Zealand Experiment

Adrian Coysh | Posted 07.27.2016 | Education
Adrian Coysh

Recently I stumbled upon a post by Sarah Blahovec, which was a cry for help from a disability activist from the USA. It drew me to look at the new Accessibility section of the venerable Huffington Post, and it occurred to me that I should share a little of the work we are doing in New Zealand, and my personal journey.

CNN: The Accountant Who Runs a News Business

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 10.21.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

MSNBC ratings have been declining for a while, and CNN has been making slight gains in its audience size. Now is not the time to begin "reducing spending," certainly not if you're trying to maximize "growth and profitability."

The Window of M&A Opportunity for Transformative Deals Remains Open

Pip McCrostie | Posted 10.13.2014 | Business
Pip McCrostie

A broad-based recovery across a variety of sectors driven by the US should see market conditions continue to foster this trend -- making the next 6-12 months an ideal window of opportunity to do transformative deals.

Never Miss a Deadline

Steve Mariotti | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Leslie Firtell, founder and CEO of Tower Legal Solutions, was forced to test her pet project, disaster preparedness, when Sandy hit New York. With a c...

From Concept to Execution: Tips for Successful Events from an Award-Winning Event Planner and Entrepreneur

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.04.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

With hundreds of thousands of dollars at stake and fierce competition for clients, being an event planner in New York City is no easy feat. Cheryl Gen...


The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 07.09.2013 | Business

When seeking to rebrand a major multinational company, it's best to avoid new names that may link you to "sexy boys." Yet that's precisely the pred...

How Corporate America Is Turning Into a Cult and Why It's Harming the American Employee

Ruth Whippman | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Ruth Whippman

Over the last decade or so, a growing disconnect has developed between the bizarre and almost cult-like rhetoric and practices that companies use with their staff, and the increasingly grim reality of being an employee in modern day Corporate America.

Debra Ollivier

Lingerie Millionaire Rhonda Shear: 'I've Used My Breasts My Entire Career To Get Ahead' | Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.11.2012 | Fifty

"Something happens at 55. There's a certain confidence you get that just comes with age."

Tax Dodgers Beware: IRS Forms Elite 'SWAT Team'

Reuters | Posted 05.20.2012 | Business

* Tax evasion by 'transfer pricing' a top target for agency * Talent coming in from Big Four audit, law, consulting firms ...

Ernst & Young Named 'Employer Of The Year' By LGBT Advocacy Group, Provides Unique Benefit For Same-Sex Couples

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

International accountancy firm Ernst & Young is quickly living up to its new title as the world's "most gay-friendly employer" by offering its lesbian...

Mistaken Auditor Likely To Face Little Punishment In Lehman Case

New York Times | FLOYD NORRIS | Posted 09.28.2011 | Business

The company misled investors and its officers and directors may be held liable. But the company’s auditor seems likely to escape any responsibility ...

What's the Difference?

Beth Brooke-Marciniak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Beth Brooke-Marciniak

A new policy requires the Forum's 100 Strategic Partners to select at least one female executive among the five delegates they send to Davos. No doubt, these women are making the most of it.

Lehman Auditors Charged With Fraud Over Questionable Accounting

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Prosecutors in New York are set to file civil fraud charges against accounting firm Ernst & Young over the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Wall Stree...

Ken Lewis, Bank Of America: Repo 105 Antecedents At Lehman Brothers

Bronte Capital | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

I agree with Felix Salmon that the former Lehman staffers who defend Repo 105 are psychopaths -- certifiably insane. They state (as if this justifies...

Regulation Has To Come From Within

Vicky Ward | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vicky Ward

Does more regulation stop human urges like the excess at Lehman Brothers? You can try, as D.C. is trying now. But in the end, the only person who can stop ambition turning into something insidious is you.

Ryan Grim

Moneyed Interests Lining Up For Battle Over Accounting Standards | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of what was supposed to be a Congressional push for increased financial regulation and accountability, a powerful coalition of moneyed in...

Starbucks CEO: McDonald's Made Us Better | REUTERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Starbucks Corp Chief Executive Howard Schultz said McDonald's Corp's McCafe launch earlier this year made the cafe chain better....

Strength Of Women Can Rebuild Global Economy: Report

Ernst & Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ernst & Young has released a report during the World Economic Forum that highlights the significant and proven contributions women make toward busines...