Daily Archives: July 30, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Won’t Say Whether She Will Report To John Kelly

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“I will speak with Gen. Kelly and the president about that.”

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, would not say whether she and other senior White House officials plan to report directly to John Kelly, Trump’s newly appointed chief of staff.

Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday,” played a clip of Conway answering a question about the matter evasively on a Fox program on Friday. He then asked her to clarify whether she would answer read more

Donald Trump Has Parted Ways With A Shocking Number Of Senior Officials

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This week was a tumultuous one in the West Wing, even by the drama-laden standards of President Donald Trump’s White House.

White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus resigned on Thursday after newly appointed White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci publicly singled him out in an ill-informed crusade against leaks to the news media, describing Priebus in one interview as a “fucking read more

Jeff Bezos Is No Longer ‘World’s Richest Man’ As Amazon Stock Drops

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To state the obvious, Amazon outgrew the book game. And on Thursday morning, its founder Jeff Bezos briefly eclipsed the Microsoft co-founder as the world’s richest person.

That was thanks to Amazon’s soaring value, shares of which hit $1,065.92 Thursday morning, bumping Bezos’ net worth up to $90.9 billion. Per Bloomberg, Gates’ net worth sits at around $90.7 billion.

Bezos didn’t stay read more

Bill Gates Chooses Fighting Poverty Over Being The Richest Man In The World

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This is hardly a loss for the 61-year-old Gates, who’s been trying to become less rich for years.

Bezos’s Amazon is a beast, a revenue-generating monster that’s revolutionized retail and seen its stock soar, and the company founder and CEO likely would’ve landed the richest person title sooner or later. Still, it would’ve likely happened a lot later if Gates hadn’t given so much money read more

The CEO Pay Machine: How Can We Stop It?

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The ratio of the pay of corporate chief executive officers (CEO) to ordinary workers has exploded in the last 40 years. It was a bit over 20 to 1 at the start of the 1970s, now it is well over 200 to 1, and in good years for CEOs, it can be more than 300 to 1. Steven Clifford’s book, The CEO Pay Machine (Blue Rider Press) is an effort to explain how this happened and what we can do about it.

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4 Attitudes Young Managers Can Learn From Older Employees

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Last week’s column addressed “What Older Employees Can Learn From Young Executives.” Granted, all five characteristics represent generalizations and aren’t universally applicable. But as generalizations, they guide thinking toward positive expectations.

The same can be said about what younger managers can learn from older employees. Stereotypical thinking, for sure. Nevertheless, the following read more