Description: The company is asking local and state governments, including ones in Canada, to submit proposals for a development that will likely cost more than US$5 billion over the next 15 to 17 years and give the winning city or town an enormous economic boost. Source: NationalPost.com Date: Sep 07, 2017 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/technology/amazon-wants-a-second-north-american-hq-and-canadian-cities-can-apply-for-it Questions for discussion:… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Motivation
Description: In 2007, the top-selling image for the search term “woman” in Getty Image’s library of stock photography was a naked woman lying on a bed, gazing at the camera with a towel draped over her bottom half. In 2017, it’s a woman hiking a rocky trail in Banff National Park, alone on the edge of a cliff… Read more »
Description: Advice from Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cW0YrW Questions for Discussions: Summarize the advice presented to women in this report by Katherine Power. How might her suggestions possibly cause problems with coworkers or managers?
Description: Today, Lexi Kaplan of Lumos Energy Strips asks how to sell a product before it’s finished being developed. Source: FinancialPost.com – video report Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: http://business.financialpost.com/entrepreneur/fp-startups/startup-grads-ask-an-expert-how-do-you-sell-a-product-still-in-development?__lsa=d414-9d2a Questions for Discussions: What are the problems related to trying to sell a product still in development? What are the recommendations provided by Reza Satchu?… Read more »
Description: He comes from a family of achievers Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cWzhzq Questions for discussion: How did Joel Gay answer the question? What do you think of his response? How does he compare to the textbook description of an entrepreneur?
Description: Clique Media Group CEO Katherine Power gives us the scoop Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 22, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cuxfsH Questions for discussion: Who is the target customer? What is the strategic thinking for the launch of this new line? Do you think it will succeed?
Description: Kadakia is number 32 on this year’s 40 Under 40 list. Source: Fortune.com – video report Date: Sep 23, 2016 Link: http://for.tn/2cX9mdR Questions for Discussions: What does CEO Payal Kadakia recommend? How does this level of simplification help structure her work?
Description: Marissa Mayer, CEO of Yahoo Inc., is under fire for banning its employees from working from home. In what people are calling a ‘step backward’, Marissa Mayer feels that speed and quality are compromised when people work from home. Source: Financial Post Date: February 26 2013 Text link: http://business.financialpost.com/2013/02/26/a-giant-leap-backward-marissa-mayer-under-fire-for-banning-employees-from-working-from-home/ Questions for Discussion: Do you… Read more »
Description: A recent survey of 25,000 full-time Canadian workers reveal that Canadian employers are making it increasingly difficult for their employees to balance work and life. Canadians are working longer hours and are taking more work home. Source: The Globe and Mail Date: October 26 2012 Link http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/companies-need-to-do-more-to-balance-employees-work-life-obligations/article4678720/ Questions for Discussion: Why is maintaining work-life… Read more »
ARTICLE SUMMARY: After 16 years, boxer Juan Manuel Marquez finally gets his shot at greatness. The Mexican fighter will face formerly retired champion Floyd Mayweather in a pay-per-view event. Mayweather has never lost a professional fight, but has been out of action for two years. Although the fight is a non-title bout, there is a… Read more »