In 1990, the U.S. was ranked sixth in "human capital," based on a person's expected productive years of work. Now it's 27th.
We're in business to create huge value--for our customers and clients, our partners and teams and, of course, ourselves and our families. But the reality is that most entrepreneurs never create as much as value as they hope to. And even those who do a great job often find themselves unable to transfer that value into maximum personal wealth to fund the next chapter of their lives.
Devotha: When I look back at how we started and where we are now, I realize it's been a long journey. K-Finance started as
I continue this exciting series with the dynamic Josephine Takundwa, founder and CEO of Earthlink Technologies headquartered in Harare, Zimbabwe.
There are four levers policymakers can pull to add steam to the machinery that makes the economy go. These levers maximize the intersection between the work women do, paid and unpaid, and economic prosperity, as documented by the Social Wealth Economic Indicators developed by the Caring Economy Campaign.
Politics and entertainment used to reside in separate spheres. But in this year's Presidential campaign coverage, they've converged. While this has driven up TV ratings and network incomes, it's been a dangerous pastime for a country already behind in the things that matter.
Argentina is facing serious challenges. In the coming years, the country will need to modernize its economy, improve citizen security, and reestablish its position in the world. Above all, it must deal with a major human capital shortfall in order to expand its workforce and deepen its talent pool.
Why Watching Aziz Ansari's "Master of None" Will Teach You More About Millennials Than a Thousand Whitepapers
For those of you who don't know him, Aziz Ansari, got his start as a comedian and is best known from his role as Tom Haverford on the NBC show Parks and Recreation. Recently, he wrote and starred on a Netflix-released series called "Master of None."
Population aging is spreading worldwide due to increasing longevity and declining birth rates, resulting in a relative reduction in the proportion of children and an increase in the proportion of older adults in the population.
The world is in the midst of a new industrial revolution. Fortune's Geoff Colvin has a fascinating piece that lays out what this means for modern companies. But for the time-pressed, here are my six big takeaways.