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A guide to impact investing in Black economic mobility

– Eight socioeconomic pillars can support the growth of Black-owned businesses and increase opportunities for Black communities.
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Forward Thinking on how to get remote working right with Nicholas Bloom

– “There’s a lot of scare stories in the media saying hybrid doesn’t work,” says a leading economist. “My... one piece of advice is just be intentional, be organized. Basically, get folks in on two, three days a week … and be really tough about having them come in. And then let them work from home on the other days.”
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Five ways biopharma companies can navigate the deal landscape

– The biopharma investment landscape is changing. Companies that grasp recent macro trends in dealmaking and how they affect deal... success could position themselves well for attractive opportunities.
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European Transformation Summit: Fresh leadership perspectives

– European transformation leaders share fresh perspectives based on their real-world experiences. A unifying principle to drive... change and a structured approach to execute and sustain it can boost success.
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How ambidextrous leaders manage through volatile times

– When uncertainty reigns, the best leaders play both defense and offense. That requires honing three types of competitive edge:... insights, commitment, and execution.

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A CEO’s guide to the metaverse

– It’s too big to ignore—yet its future is far from certain. Companies need to dip a toe in the water and plan to take the plunge... should developments warrant.
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Developing dual awareness

– Leaders faced with volatility and uncertainty will benefit from building a keen awareness of both themselves and the operating... environment around them.
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The future of banks: A $20 trillion breakup opportunity

– Banking is radically transforming. Many banks can thrive by fundamentally changing the way that financial services are embedded... into daily life.
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Every company is a software company: Six ‘must dos’ to succeed

– As software transforms every industry, leaders must turn to a new playbook.

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Forward Thinking on how to get remote working right with Nicholas Bloom

– “There’s a lot of scare stories in the media saying hybrid doesn’t work,” says a leading economist. “My... one piece of advice is just be intentional, be organized. Basically, get folks in on two, three days a week … and be really tough about having them come in. And then let them work from home on the other days.”
Podcast - McKinsey Global Institute

Forward Thinking on the complicated and contentious state of global trade with Chad P. Bown

– “This is certainly the most exciting, contentious, uncertain time when it when it comes to trade policy, certainly in my lifetime,”... says a leading trade economist. “And I just had one of those big, round number—half century—birthdays, and so I’ve been around for a fairly long period of time.”
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The China imperative for multinational companies

– Multinational companies operating in China must reconfigure for opportunity and risk.
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The complication of concentration in global trade

– Concentration in the origins of traded products is widespread, prompting questions about whether to diversify or decouple.

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What matters most? Six priorities for CEOs in turbulent times

Leading complex organizations is much harder today that it was a few years ago given the array of challenges and mounting economic troubles. CEOs are facing difficult decisions in prioritizing what needs to be done now and what can wait.

Join Liz Hilton Segel and Homayoun Hatami for a discussion around the key priorities CEOs are taking to shore up defenses and gain ground on rivals – moving from a purely defensive posture to a leading growth agenda.

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