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by Tony Schwartz | 7:40 AM December 13, 2011
Michael, Moritz, Silicon Valley's VC visionary, could have taken a different career path without a little help from his friends.
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"It was also interesting to learn that unlike personality profiles, one’s entrepreneurial profile changes and shifts over one’s entrepreneurial journey." Author, Entrepreneurial DNA
by Tony Schwartz | 8:00 AM November 14, 2011
Contrary to myth, new college grads don't need a 3.7-or-higher GPA to get hired at Google, says a new book. What they do need: Passion for technology and a track record of stellar achievement. By Anne Fisher, contributor
In a series this week , CNN shows the struggle against human trafficking through the eyes of the investigators at Mossos d'Esquadra, the police agency for the Catalonia region of Spain. They wear football jerseys, T-shirts, jeans and sneakers. They look like ordinary customers having a beer at the corner pub but that ability to blend in is also key to their role in the fight against human trafficking.
Game theory is a study of strategic decision making . More formally, it is "the study of mathematical models of conflict and cooperation between intelligent rational decision-makers." [ 1 ] An alternative term suggested "as a more descriptive name for the discipline" is interactive decision theory . [ 2 ] Game theory is mainly used in economics, political science, and psychology, as well as logic and biology.
Chaos theory is a field of study in mathematics , with applications in several disciplines including physics , engineering , economics , biology , and philosophy .
Organized gangs are stealing prescription medicine in increasingly audacious heists.
Corporate finance is the area of finance dealing with monetary decisions that business enterprises make and the tools and analysis used to make these decisions. The primary goal of corporate finance is to maximize shareholder value . [ 1 ] Although it is in principle different from managerial finance which studies the financial decisions of all firms, rather than corporations alone, the main concepts in the study of corporate finance are applicable to the financial problems of all kinds of firms. The discipline can be divided into long-term and short-term decisions and techniques.
Financial modeling is the task of building an abstract representation (a model ) of a financial decision-making situation. [ 1 ] This is a mathematical model designed to represent (a simplified version of) the performance of a financial asset or portfolio of a business, project , or any other investment. Financial modeling is a general term that means different things to different users; the reference usually relates either to accounting and corporate finance applications, or to quantitative finance applications.