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Putting Others First

Putting Others First

“Worry less about being sure others know how you feel and more about what you say and do to make others feel.” – Michael Josephson Subscribe to a weekly newsletter featuring articles and quotes of Michael Josephson at www.whatwillmatter.com The post Putting Others First appeared first on What Will Matter.

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Rutgers University ‘Big 10’ Ethics Conference

On July 25th Michael gave the keynote speech, along with Paul Fishman (US Attorney, District of NJ), at a conference titled “How to Build an Ethical Culture: Leadership’s Role” at Rutgers University. The Rutgers Institute for Ethical Leadership and RU Office of Enterprise Risk Management, Ethics, and Compliance brought together “Big 10” university risk managers, compliance officers, experts, and consultants in … Read More The post Rutgers University ‘Big 10’ Ethics Conference appeared first on What Will Matter.

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COMMENTARY 960.5: The Truth About Trust and Lies

Honesty may not always pay, but lying always costs. Reputation, trust and credibility are assets no organization can afford to lose and the surest way to lose them is to lie. Building trust is like building a tower, stone by stone. But no matter how high or strong the tower seems, if you remove a stone from the bottom the … Read More

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Vulture Capitalist: Avoid That Box IPO!

My friend the Vulture is a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley. He recently wrote a piece for us and I've been hoping he would do another one. I asked him what he thought of the Box IPO, which is taking place today . Shares last night priced at $14 per share, which will imply a valuation of $1.7 billion for Box — which last July raised a private round at $2.4 billion. Meaning: Box is limping …

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Japanese Regional Banks Higo, Kagoshima Agree to Merge

Kagoshima Bank Ltd. and Higo Bank Ltd., Japanese regional lenders, agreed to merge next year to tackle the intensifying competition, shrinking population and economic stagnation afflicting the industry.

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Inclusive corruption

Inclusive growth is the mantra of the moment, echoed by a chorus of development experts and social activists and even by some politicians. We remain some distance away from this cherished goal. But if Makati whistle-blowers are to be believed, the country’s richest and most developed city is apparently achieving inclusive corruption.

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Which is the strangest museum?

Like any major city, Amsterdam has world class museums crammed with classic art works that visitors will drop major money to see.

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Which is the strangest museum?

School buildings avoid serious harm from Napa earthquake

In the wake of the powerful Napa earthquake, district officials and architects are counting their blessings for school building codes they say spared their campuses the fate of red-tagged homes and businesses, even though cleanup efforts may cost $17 million.

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Lower Manhattan Revival Nears Culmination After 13 Years

A visitor walks through the National September 11 Memorial in New York, U.S., on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. A visitor walks through the National September 11 Memorial in New York, U.S., on Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014.

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Corporate Accelerators Are An Oxymoron

 Building a corporate accelerator is certainly in vogue these days. Wells Fargo launched a new accelerator program last week targeting financial services startups and has already unveiled its first class of three participants. The program follows the general recipe these days for corporate accelerators, providing some cash, mentoring, and networking to young startups interested in the industry …

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