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What Gets in the Way of Listening

What Gets in the Way of Listening

by Amy Jen Su and Muriel Maignan Wilkins  |   8:00 AM April 14, 2014

As your role grows in scale and influence, so too must your ability to listen. But listening is one of the toughest skills to master — and requires uncovering deeper barriers within oneself. Read more of this post

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Rooting Out Hubris, Before a Fall

Rooting Out Hubris, Before a Fall

by Steven Berglas  |   10:00 AM April 14, 2014

Hubris, the sin of overweening pride or arrogance, may be the most misunderstood disorder an executive will ever be confronted with. It’s not just narcissism; it’s much more dangerous than that. Read more of this post

Chinese firms could have locked up as much as 1,000 tonnes of gold in financing deals, an industry report said, indicating a big a slice of imports has been used to raise funds due to tight credit conditions, rather than to meet consume

Updated: Tuesday April 15, 2014 MYT 12:15:54 PM

China may have 1,000 tonnes of gold tied in financing: WGC

A customer looks at a golden figurine on display for sale at a department store in Beijing. In China, imported gold is being used via gold loans and letters of credit to raise low-cost funds for business investment and speculation, says the World Gold Council – Reuters Photo. Read more of this post

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women: Study

Only 1 in 7 Japanese scientists are women: Study

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 – 13:19

AFP

TOKYO – Just a seventh of scientists in Japan are female, government figures show – the lowest rate of any developed nation, despite being a record high for the country. Read more of this post

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