Women in Leadership
It is time for women to lead like women. And for both men and women to encourage and appreciate it!
Walking down any street in Manhattan, central London, Barcelona or, indeed, any other central city area, we will meet a continuous stream of young people either checking their phones or texting. Texting certainly has its place, but an over-reliance on it can endanger our ability to empathize and engage in conversation.
In government and business, I have often heard that “teams in the field don’t understand the big picture” coming out of headquarters. Or, emanating from the grassroots level, “headquarters is clueless about what´s happening in the field.” How do you manage the natural friction between corporate headquarters and its divisions or subsidiaries?
Economics | PODCAST
The United States has lifted its ban on oil exports for the first time in 40 years. What is going on?
“Do you really think Africa is going to take off?” This is a question I often get both from Africans and from people in the West. My answer: “It’s not going to happen tomorrow but I’m convinced it will happen.”
Economics | PODCAST
The Chinese Stock Exchange has been making headlines around the world as we head into 2016. Pedro Nueno shares his thoughts on what’s causing the turbulence; and on what the outlook for China’s economy might be.
The recently negotiated TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) has drawn a new map for global trade relations. This has multiple ramifications for Europe, which is working on signing another huge agreement with the United States: the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership).
In the US, the richest 10 percent, and even more so the richest 1 percent, have increased their share of income, while average salaries have stagnated.
Albert Einstein is famously quoted as saying “Imagination is more important than knowledge”.But, then, you may ask, what do these words actually mean, especially for people who are more associated with the world of technology, business and science than that of humanities?
Over 200 years have passed since the emergence of traditional liberalism, led by Adam Smith. In the modern era, capitalism has evolved into a different system. One that is overly individualistic and promotes inequality. One that favors finance over the real economy and yields recurrent crises.