Category Archives: Corona Virus

Industries in 2021 (EIU)

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic overturned assumptions about the development of the global economy and destroyed any hope of steady growth for many industries. A recovery in 2021 is expected, but it will not be straightforward. Even if the coronavirus is brought under control, companies will have to rethink their business models and adapt to changing […]
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Career advice for a changing world (PWC)

By Blair Sheppard   The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global economy and people’s lives have been devastating. Unemployment on a massive scale will go hand in hand with an exponential rise in national debts, which in turn will constrain government relief for the unemployed and will increase the tax burden for businesses and […]
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President Obama’s advice for leaders in a crisis (Inc)

By Jessica Stillman Figuring out how the coronavirus spreads and how your business should respond is incredibly complex. But when it comes to  responding to the current crisis, President Obama’s basic advice for leaders is simple: tell the truth.   The former president spoke to leaders from 300 municipalities on Thursday at  a virtual gathering organized […]
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The world’s best banks: The future of banking is digital after Coronavirus (Forbes Africa)

When Citigroup opened 2020, the most ambitious projects at the $2.2 trillion in assets lender involved major partnerships with technology companies best known for their internet, social media and ecommerce platforms.   In China, nearly 70% of the payments that Citigroup handles for customers are done through AliPay, the payments business spawned by Alibaba. Citigroup’s digital payments […]
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Coronavirus: 15 emerging themes for boards and executive teams (McKinsey & Company)

The 15 themes that offer guidance to boards and executive teams in an effort to manage through crisis and resume work now that companies are planning to return to full activity. Boards must strike the right balance between hope for the future and the realism that organizations need to hear. There are many prognostications on what comes after COVID-19. Many will be helpful. […]
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Advice for new entrepreneurs entering the Covid-19 era (Inc)

By Thomas Koloupos During my 30 years as an enterpreneur I’ve seen and experienced more ups and downs than I could ever have imagined. But few of those experiences could have fully prepared me for the current crisis of Covid-19. So, I can pretty well imagine how it must feel to be an entrepreneur who […]
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