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The Best Leaders See Things That Others Don’t. Art Can Help.
by / on 23/04/2018 at 09:00 / in Harvard Business Review

The Best Leaders See Things That Others Don’t. Art Can Help.

I don’t often start essays about leadership with insights from French novelists, but in this case it seems appropriate. “The real act of discovery,” Marcel Proust wrote, “consists not in finding new lands but in seeing with new eyes.” Today the most successful companies don’t just outcompete their rivals. They redefine the terms of competition by embracing one-of-a-kind ideas in […]

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These 4 Tips Will Take Your Interview Prowess to the Next Level
by / on 16/04/2018 at 15:05 / in The Review

These 4 Tips Will Take Your Interview Prowess to the Next Level

Sponsored by Dr Pepper: The One You Crave When it comes to job interviews, you already know all of the standard advice. You should do plenty of research beforehand, prepare answers for the most commonly asked questions, and show up dressed and ready (please, iron that shirt of yours) to put your very best foot forward. Yes, when it comes to nailing […]

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Les pratiques obscures des plateformes d’échanges de crypto-monnaies
by / on 04/04/2018 at 11:00 / in Économie

Les pratiques obscures des plateformes d’échanges de crypto-monnaies

Coinbase, Binance, Poloniex & co sont pointées du doigt pour leur manque de transparence vis-à-vis des consommateurs et des pouvoirs publics. Le bitcoin ne dépend d’aucun organe central mais les plateformes d’échanges de bitcoin répondent quant à elles aux réglementations en vigueur. Pourtant, certains acteurs étrangers ne respectent pas toutes les dispositions à la lettre. En France, les deux seules plateformes, Paymium […]

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Pumping Up Pensions: US Defined Benefit Plans at Inflection Point
by / on 03/04/2018 at 09:00 / in The Review

Pumping Up Pensions: US Defined Benefit Plans at Inflection Point

Higher contributions and market returns pumped up US pension plans in 2017. Today, corporate pension plans are at an important inflection point. As shown above, the estimated funded status for pension plans was about four percentage points higher in 2017 from 2016 — the first annual year-over-year increase since 2013, according to Michael Moran, senior pension strategist, who analyzed the […]

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The Paradox of Universal Basic Income
by / on 29/03/2018 at 16:00 / in WIRED

The Paradox of Universal Basic Income

Liberals and conservatives alike love—and fear—the idea of giving free money to everyone. But we have to try it anyway. ON DECEMBER 15, 2017, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, issued adamning report on his visit to the United States. He cited data from the Stanford Center on Inequality and Poverty, whichreports that […]

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No One Knows Your Strategy — Not Even Your Top Leaders
by / on 21/03/2018 at 12:00 / in MIT Sloan Management Review

No One Knows Your Strategy — Not Even Your Top Leaders

New research reveals the surprising reasons managers don’t know their company’s strategy. The CEO of a large technology company (let’s call it Generex) recently reviewed the results of her company’s annual employee engagement survey and was delighted that strategic alignment emerged as an area of strength. Among the senior leaders surveyed, 97% said they had a clear understanding of the […]

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Allan Zeman, Father Of Hong Kong’s Famous LKF Bar District, Gives His Best Advice For Upcoming Entrepreneurs
by / on 20/03/2018 at 10:30 / in The Review

Allan Zeman, Father Of Hong Kong’s Famous LKF Bar District, Gives His Best Advice For Upcoming Entrepreneurs

Allan Zeman has been a judge for the 30 Under 30 Asia list since it launched three years ago. This year the Lan Kwai Fong Group Chairman read through hundreds of applications to select our final 30 honorees in the Retail & E-commerce category. He said he’s noticed the entries have become stronger and stronger each year, making it harder for […]

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Five Seasons Ventures is a new €60M European early-stage fund investing in food and agriculture tech
by / on 15/03/2018 at 15:00 / in TechCrunch

Five Seasons Ventures is a new €60M European early-stage fund investing in food and agriculture tech

More VC money sloshing around Europe, this time with the launch of a new early-stage fund targeting food and agriculture technology. Backed by the likes of European Investment Fund, Nestlé, Fondo Italiano d’Investimento, and Bpifrance, Five Seasons Ventures is announcing the first closing of its fund with commitments “in excess of €60 million” to invest in food/agtech in the region. […]

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Monoprix : Ses secrets pour nous faire oublier ses gros prix
by / on 14/03/2018 at 10:30 / in Entreprise

Monoprix : Ses secrets pour nous faire oublier ses gros prix

Avec ses marques exclusives, sa gamme Gourmet et ses pubs décalées, l’enseigne de centre-ville fait un tabac auprès d’une clientèle aisée ou branchée. Qui en perd de vue ses étiquettes corsées. Devant un éventail de tee-shirts posés sur son bureau, Lilian Rosas est en pleine réflexion . La grande prêtresse de la mode chez Monoprix songe-t-elle à la coupe, au […]

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Equity Research Associate: Job Description, Salary & Career Path
by / on 05/03/2018 at 20:00 / in The Review

Equity Research Associate: Job Description, Salary & Career Path

So you’ve thought about going into finance, but don’t want to be an investment banking analyst. Or maybe you tried going the banking route and it just wasn’t for you. There are plenty of options for a career in finance outside of investment banking. If you’re looking for a better work-life balance and solid career prospects, an equity research associate […]

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