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How to be competitive in the modern workplace? Part II

(Pic: #246, you are set to start your triathlon race now!)

I have a client who has worked for a large corporation for almost 20 years. 283 more words


China Won't Become a Rich Nation if it Follows the OECD's Bad Advice

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development has published a 136-page “Economic Survey” of China.

My first reaction is to wonder why the Paris-based bureaucracy needs any publication, much less such a long document, when… 896 more words

Big Government

Bird flu and global poultry supply chain impact

An article in the Wall Street Journal (March 22, 2017) titled “Bird-Flu Outbreak Brings Pain for Poultry Producers in Asia”, describes the emerging cases of H7N9 bird flu in China, with over 140 human deaths in China this year alone, and its impact. 97 more words

Supply Chain Issues

Ambitious 10-year plan for Tourism

“Turismo de Portugal” has set ambitious goals for the coming decade, following a 17% jump in tourism in January:

  1. a) A 4% annual increase, thereby doubling overnight stays by 2027;
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Being the right kind of competitive: dream 39

When I lived with my old roommate, they treated me like I was a stigma because I was competitive. It was as if being competitive as not okay. 600 more words


Uber and the Troubling Ethics of Silicon Valley

Travis Kalanick, CEO of Uber (Image credit: Forbes)

That Uber is a brilliant innovation and has brought about much needed disruption into the taxi and transportation industry is not in question. 1,202 more words