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