Food delivery start-up Postmates, now a unicorn, wants to 'pour on a little gas' ahead of its IPO

Postmates, just raised another $300 million in venture capital, putting the US online food delivery start-up in unicorn territory, The Financial Times reports.
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Amazon's HR boss tells employees it's 'wrong' to deface LGBT posters, months after first incidents

Amazon’s SVP of human resources Beth Galetti addressed the defacements of LGBT posters, which first happened in June, in an email sent to the company’s Seattle employees on Tuesday.
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Why CEOs Should Share Their Long-Term Plans with Investors

Many people have suggested moving away from quarterly earnings reporting as a way to reduce short-termism. But such a change would probably not change how resources are allocated or businesses operate. Rather than requiring less short-term information, we believe the key to combating short-termism is to encourage companies to share more information about their long-term plans.
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Uninformed Consent

Companies want access to more and more of your personal data — from where you are to what’s in your DNA. Can they unlock its value without triggering a privacy backlash?
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How To End Procrastination And Finish That Big Project

Whether it’s in your professional or personal life, how to finish that big project you started is often a major challenge. According to Harvard Business School professor Robert Kaplan and his colleague David Norton, 90% of business strategies fail due to poor execution. This staggering statistic is backed up by a Harvard Business Review database study which revealed employees at 60% of companies surveyed claimed their organization was “weak” at execution.
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