Archive for November, 2013

Stuck in a Job You Hate?

November 28th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Tim Brown, CEO at IDEO Don’t let fear of failure constrict your career. While there’s a lot to be grateful for this Thanksgiving, new figures from Gallup’s 2013 State of the American Workplace Report suggest having a personally rewarding job isn’t …

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Visa Inc. announces nomination of Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. and Maynard G. Webb, Jr. for election to the Board of Directors; Gary P. Coughlan announces decision not to stand for re-election in January

November 25th, 2013 - Write a comment »

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Visa Inc.’s (NYSE: V) Board of Directors announced that on November 21, 2013, it nominated Alfred F. Kelly, Jr. and Maynard G. Webb, Jr. for election as independent Board Members of Visa …

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It’s About More Than Money

November 25th, 2013 - Comments Off on It’s About More Than Money

There’s a lot of talk around Regulation Crowdfunding but what’s the most important takeaway from the 585-page tome? For investors, the crowdfunding provision it a good thing. Non-accredited investors should be allowed to buy shares in private companies as long as they’re well aware of …

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A Failing Global Workplace

November 20th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Jim Clifton. CEO at Gallup Just about anything good that happens to a company, or a country, comes from engaged employees — and there are pitifully few of them around the globe. Engaged employees are committed to their work and their …

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2014: A “New” War for Talent

November 19th, 2013 - Write a comment »

By Gary Burnison, Chief Executive Officer at Korn/Ferry International In 1997, Ed Michaels, Helen Handfield-Jones, Beth Axelrod of McKinsey & Company wrote a book entitled: The War For Talent. The book depicted a battle for talent during the dotcom era. However, going into 2014, we are in …

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