Mind The Gaps and How a Latina Entrepreneur Saved Her Family Business

Have you ever had to hop over a puddle of water? This simple act to avoid getting your feet wet is something we’ve all experienced. But there are some people that don’t hop over. They jump in! Both feet, right in the water, splashing water everywhere with a big smile on their face. That’s what it feels like to see opportunity and seize it. The same thing happens in the buying process of any product or service, we all go through some process. From problem/need and all the touch points on the way to solution/purchase. Through this process, there are often gaps and we are forced to make

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Bridging the Urban-Rural Divide at Davos 2017

Resources about the Urban-Rural Divide The Growing Urban-Rural Divide Around the World The Election Highlighted a Growing Rural-Urban Split For China’s reforms to work, its citizens have to be made more equal Issue: Urbanization and the Urban/Rural Divide

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Opening Speech at World Economic Forum in Davos with Xi Jinping, the President of the People’s Republic of China

The opening talking from Xi Jinping, the President of the People’s Republic of China. Saying the genie is out of the global economy bottle and we should hide away and try and isolate ourselves. As China moves, the world moves. Transcript:   I’m delighted to come to beautiful Davos. Though just a small town in the Alps, Davos is an important window for taking the pulse of the global economy. People from around the world come here to exchange ideas and insights, which broaden their vision. This makes the WEF annual meeting a cost-effective brainstorming event, which I would call “Schwab economics”. “It was the best of times,

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How Artificial Intelligence May Automate Prejudice in HR

What does a Human Resources AI look for in candidates? Recently I read an article about the coming wave of Artificial Intelligence to help screen candidates for human resource departments. Since I do professional coaching I talk to job hunters about navigating all the filtering systems you encounter in the process. The most common being Applicant Tracking Software (ATS). Which is the reason most candidates’ resumes are never seen by a human. It’s easy to view HR AI as just taking ATS to the next level. Allowing a deeper filter that doesn’t just filter out resumes, but individual responses to question, body language and speech patterns. From Interviewed‘s

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A Resume Expert Reveals What a Perfect Resume Looks Like

VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: How you format and layout the content of your resume is just as important as the actual content. Because it has to be easy for someone to quickly scan over and pick out the most important pieces of information. “Always think that the top third of your resume is a snapshot. Always think that the top third of your resume is a snapshot. It should be everything they really need to know about you; in terms of what type of job are you targeting and why are you qualified for that type of job. It should sum up what they really need to know about you

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Poor and traumatized at Harvard (Imposter Syndrome Never Leaves)

A great article from Due Quach about coming from a poor Philadelphia neighborhood and going to Harvard. The feeling of alienation so many of us go through that are able to rise up and out of our environment/hood/ghetto is always there. The only people I know that came from poor circumstances and ‘get out’ either have that feeling of separation in their new social groups — or they fake it with excessive bravado. Otherwise known as being bougie. It didn’t take long for me to feel completely alienated by the ivory tower academic culture and the self-absorbed drive of my peers and my professors. The administrators preached about lofty

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