Today, LULAC is spearheading initiatives that carry on the work began by Cesar Chavez. Along with labor and civil rights partners, we launched Movimiento Hispano, an initiative to register over 200,000 Hispanics to vote.
Few would deny that Margaret Thatcher brought the United States and United Kingdom closer together. As I begin my tenure as British Ambassador to Washington, I look forward to playing my own small part in keeping that relationship in the best possible repair.
Wanting a better life for one's self and one's significant others is the strength behind capitalism. The quick-buck-and-the-heck-with-the-consequences attitude that became so vogue in the dot.com era was not and is not typical. For most of the history of capitalism 'built to last' was the norm.
How to survive in this tough, fast-changing terrain? The following represent the six characteristics that define the immigrant perspective on business leadership that will be essential for business leaders to embrace in 2012.
The gathering storm of a recession threatens America with the danger of a lost decade of economic pain. President Obama and Congress can save the nation by reaching a new agreement to lower the deficit and create jobs by Labor Day.
By having national policies that engage more Americans in international service at every stage of life, we will be sharing our most valuable assets to make a significant difference in communities and nations throughout the world.
Optimism is an attitude. Overconfidence is an error in calculating statistical probabilities. As you think about the value of being optimistic, I encourage you to make a distinction between optimism and overconfidence.