Adaptation rather than reinvention

Submitted by Business Link Web on Thu, 10/29/2020 - 10:21

By Mauricio Zuluaga 

The last time the world saw the majority of countries falling into recession at the same time was in 1870. That period, known as the Long Depression, was generated by a decline in the value of silver, and it is considered the first international economic crisis. Today, the World Bank points at the COVID-19 crisis as the deepest recession in 250 years. The international financial institution forecasts that the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year, twice as great as in 2008. 

Try This Icebreaker at Your Next Virtual Meeting

Submitted by Business Link Web on Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:16

With people working remotely, we understand how hard it can be to develop your team.  Here is a virtual icebreaker that is easy to deliver and proven to be effective.  Enjoy! 

October Surprise (approximately 10 minutes) 

Here in Canada, our Thanksgiving holiday takes place in October.  Regardless of the date of your Thanksgiving – or if you celebrate the holiday or not – this icebreaker is a great way to set a tone of gratitude and appreciation in your team. 

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Central bankers play down soaring cost of living

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Officials insist inflation won't last, and on Wednesday the U.S. Federal Reserve Board's Jerome Powell hinted he'll join the Bank of Canada's Tiff Macklem in cutting back on stimulus. But unless wages catch up, rising prices continue to make most of us poorer.