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It sounds like the old parlor game: If you could have dinner with three iconic business people in history, who would they be? You wouldn't be faulted if you chose Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Andy Gr...
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If the popular media provides any indication, surely the hottest current technology -- or device -- is the Apple Watch, which becomes available for pre-order tomorrow. But from a global business po...
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"Ever since the Industrial Revolution, people have worried about machines taking jobs away from humans," Fast Company reports. "Fears about employment track with every new technology, from the firs...
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The office environment in the 21st century has been marked with a push towards creating a more collaborative, open and interconnected work place. While some may argue that “open” and “collaborative...
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How hot is the global M&A market? The headlines call out the recent big deals. The latest big one: Nokia's move to buy Alcatel-Lucent, which the Wall Street Journal said "creates new global net...
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"Carbon emissions, long seen as a risk to the global ecosystem, may be a ticking time bomb for another group entirely: passive index investors, including pension funds, major institutions, and even...
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Co.Exist sees a trend and asks: "Can Treating Low-Wage Workers Well Become The Hot New Business Strategy?" The piece notes that "Aetna is among the latest of many large brand name companies to step...
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"Workplace stress — such as long hours, job insecurity and lack of work-life balance — contributes to at least 120,000 deaths each year and accounts for up to $190 billion in health care costs," ac...
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If there's no such thing as a financial crystal ball (and there's not), then a global survey of CFOs just might be the next best thing. The latest Duke University/CFO Magazine Global Business Outlo...
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Taegan D. Goddard is the founder of Political Wire, one of the earliest and most influential political web sites. Goddard spent more than a decade as managing director and chief operating officer of a prominent investment firm in New York City. Previously, he was a policy adviser to a U.S. Senator and Governor. Goddard is also co-author of You Won - Now What? (Scribner, 1998), a political management book hailed by prominent journalists and politicians from both parties. In addition, Goddard's essays on politics and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country, including the Washington Post, USA Today, Boston Globe, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Philadelphia Inquirer and Christian Science Monitor. Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons.
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  • Harvard University
    Public Policy, 1990 - 1992
  • Vassar College
    Economics, 1984 - 1988