Length of the path of a devastating tornado that struck Arkansas and Oklahoma, killing 17 people
… a unitary state winds up either being an apartheid state with second-class citizens — or it ends up being a state that destroys the capacity of Israel to be a Jewish state.
Secretary Kerry, in a controversial statement on the Israel-Palestine conflict [Kerry has since apologized for using the word "apartheid"]
Where Are The Jobs?
Last week, Maria Bartiromo interviewed me about employment and the 192,000 new jobs added in March in the U.S. In that interview, which you can see here, we discussed the ebbs and flows of executive hiring demand by industry which we track at Korn Ferry. It matters because executive hiring can be a leading indicator of overall hiring. […]
Letterman to Colbert, Sebellius to Burwell: Succession in a Digital Moment
David Letterman’s replacement, Stephen Colbert, was announced within a week of Letterman’s retirement. Secretary Kathleen Sebellius resigned with a nominee for her replacement, Director Sylvia Mathews Burwell, announced concurrent to the Secretary’s exit. Each change left little time for speculation. And with news in the hands of the public, companies can learn a lot from […]
Are Conferences Worth It?
I am honored to be a panelist at the Milken Institute Global Conference next week. The panel I am on grapples with the question, “Are Renewables Still Relevant?” My answer of course is a resounding “yes.” I wrote a book about it entitled, Creating Climate Wealth. At the conference, I am going to talk about how change is […]
Average number of years more a 55 year old man in the richest 10% can expect to live as compared to a man in the poorest 10%
The voter is less important than the man who provides money to the candidate. It’s really wrong.
John Paul Stevens, on the recent campaign finance ruling
Exiting Retiree Medical
Retirees receive funding for benefits for life A new retiree medical exit solution announced March 24th by Towers Watson uses customized group annuities and an innovative transaction structure to overcome the traditional hurdles to an exit — with positive tax implications for employers and preservation of benefits for retirees. Longitude Solution is available to existing and […]
The Primary Care Physician Shortage [Part II]
If the ACA is successful, eventually we’ll have as many as 30 million more people who will be insured. As it stands, we don’t have enough primary care physicians to meet this new demand. There are many possible solutions. We’re exploring 3 of them in a series of posts: 1. Shortening the amount of time […]
Percentage of websites that “Heartbleed” eavesdropping bug could have infected