By Kate Connors, Senior Account Manager & Social Media Strategist at Media & Communications Strategies It is hard to forget the media frenzy and public sympathy that occurred after it was revealed that Foxconn Technology Group had an alarming number of suicide attempts and tragic deaths amongst their Chinese workforce. But what was even harder […]
Is it true that women can’t bargain? As a matter of fact, women can master negotiations just as well as men. During a business meeting that involves negotiations, women don’t like to be antagonistic or importunate; they hate to intimidate an opponent because they don’t want to hurt feelings and create a hostile environment. Rather than […]
Yesterday an American journalist working for Russian TV (RT) was deported from western Ukraine while covering new protests over Petro Poroshenko’s call to mobilize military there. Shelling civilian populations using US aid is nothing compared to abridging the very core of American ideals… the right to speak freely.
In a city of 30 thousand dollar a year private schools, 800 dollar (or more) a week kids’ camps, and $15 an hour babysitters, the New York City Public Library system is such an amazing tool for parents – and NY’ers of all walks of life. It is a great, free, resource – and one which remains as awesome today as it was years ago.
And most stories in the mainstream today read something like Bloomberg/Businessweek’s; “Israel Holds Gaza Fire as Obama Seeks Full Combat Halt.” But my questions is; “Why not at 500 Palestinians dead?” Why, indeed. This is “way out” for an Israeli PM the world would now rather hate than love. Give us all a break Bloomberg.
I went to the home of Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University, last night for dinner. Sachs, a Harvard classmate (one of those people you identified at age 18 as having superior intellect), has taken a leadership role in the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a coalition of academics, business and non-governmental organizations.