China was currently facing “greater difficulties” in keeping its economy stable, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday.
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Postmates, just raised another $300 million in venture capital, putting the US online food delivery start-up in unicorn territory, The Financial Times reports.
Read more: Food delivery start-up Postmates, now a unicorn, wants to ‘pour on a little gas’ ahead of its IPO
Red Hat came in below estimates for fiscal second-quarter revenue, and guidance for the next quarter was also soft.
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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.
Read more: Amazon’s HR boss tells employees it’s ‘wrong’ to deface LGBT posters, months after first incidents
Jeff Bezos will deliver the keynote speech Wednesday of the 2018 Air, Space & Cyber conference, hosted by the Air Force Association (AFA) in Maryland.
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“It adds risk,” said Bill George, a director of Goldman Sachs and a senior fellow at Harvard Business School. “It can draw feedback from the president.”
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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.
Read more: Why CEOs Should Share Their Long-Term Plans with Investors
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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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.
Read more: How To End Procrastination And Finish That Big Project