Archives for April 2015

Here's How Managers Can Be Replaced by Software – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Fortune 500 executives spend a fair amount of time thinking about how automation and the Internet are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs. For the last several years, we have been studying the forces now shaping the future of ...

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Uber Adds a Low-Tech Twist to Its Modern Business Model in India – New York Times

New Delhi JournalAuto rickshaws in New Delhi. The company is trying to improve the image of the vehicles and their drivers.By NIDA NAJARApril 20, 2015NEW DELHI — Auto rickshaws are the mangy donkeys of Delhi transport, glorified golf carts that are a cheaper open-air alternative to taxis, and whose drivers enthusiastically embrace Delhi’s perpetual, honking traffic chaos. Some ...

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Selling Your Business Is A Risky Affair – Forbes

[unable to retrieve full-text content]ForbesSelling Your Business Is A Risky AffairForbesRob Slee from the Midas Institute writes a lot about different values a private business lives in at one time. These various values all depend on how the buyer looks at your business. One of the most important factors to remember when it's time to ...

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Here's How Managers Can Be Replaced by Software – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

APR15_21_108821037

Fortune 500 executives spend a fair amount of time thinking about how automation and the Internet are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs. For the last several years, we have been studying the forces now shaping the future of ...

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Here's How Managers Can Be Replaced by Software – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Fortune 500 executives spend a fair amount of time thinking about how automation and the Internet are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs. For the last several years, we have been studying the forces now shaping the future of ...

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Here's How Managers Can Be Replaced by Software – blogs.hbr.org (blog)

APR15_21_108821037

Fortune 500 executives spend a fair amount of time thinking about how automation and the Internet are changing the nature of employment, but they rarely wonder how technology will have an impact much closer to home: on their own jobs. For the last several years, we have been studying the forces now shaping the future of ...

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Why You Should Start More Than One Business – TIME

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Because one company is not enough There are two types of entrepreneurs: Those who start one company and those who start lots of companies. Those who start lots of companies like to describe themselves as “serial entrepreneurs,” which may or may not be slightly fatuous. Those who start just one company may think of themselves as “business ...

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The Next Era of Campaign-Finance Craziness Is Already Underway – New York Times

Jesse Benton, left, with Rand Paul in May 2010, during Paul's Senate campaign.By JIM RUTENBERGApril 21, 2015There may be no political adviser closer to Rand Paul than Jesse Benton. Benton was integral to Paul’s Senate run in 2010 and was a top strategist for both of Ron Paul’s Republican presidential campaigns. When a fellow Kentuckian, Senator Mitch ...

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GE Said in Talks With Blackstone, Mitsubishi on Finance Sale – Bloomberg

General Electric Co. is discussing the sale of parts of its finance business, including the $74 billion U.S. commercial-lending unit, with potential buyers including Blackstone Group LP, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc. and Wells Fargo & Co., people with knowledge of the matter said. Also interested is Apollo Global Management, said the people, asking not to ...

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This Johns Hopkins Professor Can Guarantee You a Job in Finance – Bloomberg

People aspiring to work on Wall Street often try to get into “target schools”—top colleges for investment bank recruiters. Johns Hopkins University isn’t a target school. It doesn’t even offer an undergraduate degree in finance. But the Baltimore mecca for medicine, Bloomberg Markets reports in its May issue, has what could be called a target course: Applied ...

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