November 22, 2019

US: As FTC cracks down, data ethics is now a strategic business weapon

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By Daniel Wu From TechCrunch Five billion dollars. That’s the apparent size of Facebook’s latest fine for violating data privacy.  While many believe the sum is simply a slap on the wrist for a behemoth like Facebook, it’s still the largest amount the Federal Trade Commission has ever levied on a technology company.  Facebook is clearly […]

Experts say too many people suffer from a ‘delusional belief’ about their careers that doesn’t do them any favors

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By Mark Abadi From Business Insider Writing in the Harvard Business Review, the psychology researcher Tania Luna and the Weight Watchers International executive Jordan Cohen said that a belief in the “career myth” — the idea that careers follow a linear path — is holding us back. It’s no longer the case that employees can […]

Leading economist to present on global trends

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NCB Cayman Limited, a leading private banking and wealth management services provider in the Cayman Islands, is hosting its second Annual Economic Update this week. Featuring guest speaker, Lindsey Piegza, Ph.D., chief economist and managing director of Stifel, Nicolaus & Company. Lindsey specializes in research and analysis of global economic trends and activity, world economies, […]

No risk, no reward: The power of risk taking for your career

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By Jo Miller From Mashable “If you’re not taking risks in your career,” says Valerie Oswalt, vice president of sales, west area for Mondelēz International, “you might actually be creating more risk for yourself.” For Oswalt, the chance to make a risky career move arrived when she accepted a role working on a project in […]