Machete Wielding Man in Bryant Park

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Doing Business in Brazil – Part 1

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I was recently reviewing some of my coursework for my MBA program, and unearthed a narrative that I had penned during my international trip to Brazil. It was for the course “Doing Business in Emerging Markets” I had the chose to study Brazil. I wrote this in March of 2013 before the Confederations Cup riots, before the 2013 mass protests and well before the World Cup.

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Bill Gates Publishes 2014 Reading List

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Interesting way to share his book recommendations... using lego characters. As a side note, I am currently crunching Business Adventures, certainly a book of it's day, and one that business people should read. I like...

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Book Review: The Art of Social Media

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In all practicality, it is difficult to find a book that properly addresses a solid social media strategy. Many try to be either all-encompassing or too narrow for everyday use. This book is laid out along 12 chapters and follows a very logical order. Beginning with what your social media footprint should look like to the intricacies of differences between the platforms. Guy offers a plethora of information, in a neatly organized fashion. There is no shortage of advice though, throughout these chapters, there are a whopping 123 different tips for improving your social media presence.

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What Carving A Pumpkin Can Teach You About Operational Efficiency

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So I recently was at the local Tesco in Dublin and decided to pick up a pumpkin. I just couldn’t resist to relive a childhood memory of pumpkin carving. After all, it has been a while since I put my existing artistic skills to the test. What I discovered this time around, were a couple of lessons of operational efficiency, that apply well to the business world. Here’s my story…

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