Smith Brain Trust

Buffett’s Designated Successor: Less Charisma but Extreme Competence

And 23 other takeaways from the Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting.

Thursday, May 6, 2021
The Super League That Never Was

 

For 12 of the world's largest soccer clubs, breaking away from traditional competitions to form a Super League seemed like a revolutionary idea for the sport. But in just two days, the plan came crashing down. What went wrong for the Super League? It all starts with the fans, says Maryland Smith's Henry C. Boyd III.

Thursday, April 22, 2021
The Chip Shortage Isn't Ending Anytime Soon

Toilet paper is back on the shelves, but the COVID-era semiconductor shortage still lingers. Why is that, and when is it likely to end?

Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Why Visual Marketers Should ‘Always Be Knolling’

Though you might not be familiar with the term, you most certainly know knolling.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Why the Berry Tax Case Is So Interesting

Or: how to deduct the sportscar of your dreams. 

Monday, April 19, 2021
The Myths About Workplace Negotiations

Why might asking about salary and benefits not land you a job? Why could it make you seem less motivated to employers? How does strict ethical behavior diminish creativity in the workplace? It all has to do with the zero-sum mindset, says Maryland Smith's Rellie Derfler-Rozin, and here's what you need to know about it.

Monday, April 19, 2021
Can AI Help Create More Equitable Workplaces?

Can we partner with artificial intelligence and machine learning tools to build a more equitable workforce? New research may offer a way.

Friday, April 16, 2021
The Ever Given Is Unstuck, But the Ripple Effects Remain

Strong U.S. economy, consumer demand and the need for raw materials amplify the effects of the recent shipping turmoil.

Thursday, April 15, 2021

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