“Enthusiastically go after every single day.” This was the message of BB&T Chairman and CEO Kelly King’s Nov. 6 CEO @ Smith presentation at the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Healthcare costs have been rising faster than inflation and even faster than college tuition. At the same time the quality of health care in the U.S. has been uneven at best. Many look to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) as an opportunity for information technology and other innovative approaches to improve both the efficiency and quality of health services.
What are the key elements of this transformation? What’s working? What are some significant barriers?
For years, much of the American conversation about the Middle East has revolved around stories of violence, religious conflict, and political turmoil. Chris Schroeder, on the other hand, is intent on shedding light on a burgeoning trend in the region that receives far less media attention: entrepreneurship.
What I do: Global co-head of government affairs at Goldman Sachs. “I manage the firm’s public policy and government relations worldwide — the ways we interact with governments, particularly on regulatory issues that affect the firm.”
If you’ve got it, don’t flaunt it. That’s the conclusion Smith School researchers came to when they studied how people display the brands they use.
According to the study, people boasting the brands they use in a conspicuous manner – such as name-dropping their designer handbag label or wearing Gucci sunglass indoors – is a turn-off for many others.