Jack Dorsey’s Resignation Letter from Twitter Reveals a Harsh Truth About Leadership Most People Never Learn

CNBC reported this morning that Jack Dorsey, one of the founders and current CEO of Twitter, was resigning. By the afternoon, he had made it official, tweeting an email he sent to the staff to announce his resignation. He was replaced by the company’s chief of staff, Parag Agrawal, who had been with the company … Read more

Omicron spreads to more countries, China warns of Winter Olympics ‘challenges’

issued in: 30/11/2021 – 10:14 The rapidly spreading Omicron variant of the coronavirus was detected on Tuesday in a number of new countries, including Japan, prompting host China for the 2022 Winter Olympics to warn that the virus will pose challenges in holding the Games. The World Health Organization has warned that the Omicron variant, … Read more

Oxford v Cambridge moot debacle shows that even top law students make mistakes

Howl on both sides in the aftermath of the confrontation It sparked a strange controversy among the elite universities of Oxford and Cambridge. After Cambridge won the Herbert Smith Freehills Paralympic Tournament last year, Oxford mistakenly claimed the win, mistakenly posting on its website that “[i]For a decision so close, Oxford was awarded the win.” … Read more

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World Omicron Fight Hindered by Fragmented Response

ROME – In a painfully familiar cycle of first case tracing, finger-pointing and travel bans, countries around the world on Monday responded to the Omicron variant of the coronavirus in a piecemeal manner that has limited – and hampered – the response to the pandemic throughout. As fear and surrender took hold in much of … Read more

Dubai government considering Emirates IPO: Airline president

Emirates airline chief Tim Clark said on Monday that the Dubai government is considering an initial public offering of Emirates airline, as authorities work to boost activity in the local stock market. The emirate government plans to list 10 state-backed companies on its stock exchange and establish a market maker fund worth 2 billion dirhams … Read more

Social care is in a staffing crisis and we think Outt can help

Things have become so dire in the welfare industry that the government has launched a television advertising campaign to address the shortage of 105,000 care workers. Difficult working conditions, Brexit, burnout, low wages and even mandatory Covid-19 vaccination rules are all contributing to the low occupancy of social care jobs in Britain. Steve O’Brien, 48, … Read more

Partech raises $750 million growth fund – TechCrunch

Paris-based company Partek has announced the closing of fundraising for its new growth fund. Partech Growth II is the company’s second growth fund. The team managed to raise $750 million. As a reminder, Partech Growth I was a smaller fund managed by €400 million, which represents $460 million at today’s exchange rate. Partech Partech Growth … Read more