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Aug 22, 2014

Are Different Skills Required For Senior Executives?

A few weeks ago we were asked to analyze a competency model that had been created by a client. The assumption of their model was that as leaders move up to higher levels in the organization, some competencies become more important. For example, in th...

Aug 21, 2014

Have World Leaders Abandoned Hope Of Stemming Ebola's Spread?

Have world leaders abandoned hope of stemming the continued spread of Ebola in Western Africa? Is the current strategy to let the virus burn itself out in that region, while officials focus efforts on containing Ebola's geographic migration...

Aug 21, 2014

Check Out Everything Lady Gaga Has Worn On Her Head At The VMAs

Lady Gaga is one of the stars with the most impressive history of VMA outfits. Her track record of over-the-top ensembles is one we consistently look back on and are always impressed. But having studied this to the end of time, we’re honing our focus...

Aug 20, 2014

Trisha Yearwood announces first album in 7 years

Once intent on scaling back her career to focus on family, country singer Trisha Yearwood now finds herself with two - platinum-selling musician with a new album on the way and emerging kitchen mogul...

Aug 19, 2014

Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft board to focus on Clippers, teaching

New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer resigned from Microsoft's board of directors, saying Tuesday that the combination of "the Clippers, civic contribution, teaching and study" would leave him little time to keep abreast of the company he led for 14 year... #Steven Ballmer #Microsoft Corporation

Aug 20, 2014

Topaz Energy Valuation in Focus After Standard Chartered Investment

Standard Chartered PLC's private equity arm has acquired a 9.8% stake in Dubai-based Topaz Energy and Marine for $75 million to help fund the expansion plans of the offshore services company... #Dubai #Middle East

Aug 22, 2014

N.F.L. Roundup: Jets-Giants Meeting Won’t Be About Their Rivalry

In a preseason game Friday night, the two teams will focus on addressing their own obvious deficiencies... #New York Jets #New York Giants

Aug 21, 2014

How High Can the Utilities Go?

Wednesday's release of the FOMC minutes revived the debate over when the Fed might raise rates and has added further focus on Friday's Jackson Hole meetings. The Nasdaq 100, which has been leading the market, was flat for the day while the small-cap ... #New York Jets #New York Giants

Aug 21, 2014

Sports Social Media Network Fancred Completes $3 Million Financing Round

Sports social network Fancred has raised $3 million on top of its existing $1.5 million round and will focus on expanding from iOS to Android and the iPad to allow all users to capture their favorite sports moments... #New York Jets #New York Giants

Aug 21, 2014

Fanatics CEO Makes Key Hires As Online Retailer Places Emphasis On Data, Technology

Leading sports online retailer, Fanatics, recently made a handful of executive hires as its focus shifts toward data and technology heading into Q4 and 2015... #New York Jets #New York Giants