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10Minutes on the Self-Made Billionaire Effect

Authors John Sviokla and Mitch Cohen identify five habits of mind that allow self-made billionaires to create value on a massive scale—habits that are in direct conflict with the traits and practices most businesses value and promote in their employees.

PwC 2013 APEC CEO Survey

PwC's report, building on a survey of more than 370 business leaders and interviews from across the region, confirms the necessity of regional cooperation for our companies' futures.

How technology companies can use workforce planning strategies for a smarter business

Technology company CEOs are changing their approach to talent management and retention because they foresee the available qualified talent pool shrinking. Each company must approach talent management that supports its corporate culture and aligns with business objectives.

Talent priorities

Talent continues to top the list of executive concerns. Company leaders are focusing on how talent can help them achieve the following four strategic priorities: power growth, realize ROI, manage risk, and enable transformation.

Global talent mobility

In this edition of 10Minutes we talk to leading edge companies about what is driving new mobility patterns and their current talent mobility practices, both from a short and long-term strategy perspective.

New solutions to close the skills gap

According to PwC’s annual survey of global CEOs, an inability to find enough skilled talent is the number one concern of business executives around the world.