New Media on Ulitzer
A recent study run by online business networking service www.MeettheBoss.com
shows that executives are spending an extra 11 hours a month online sharing
their professional experiences and learning from their peers.
The survey asked its executive users what direct value they gained from
spending time running blogs, writing tweets and connecting with other
executives on sites such as LinkedIn, Xing, MeettheBoss, Ryze, Facebook,
Ulitzer and Twitter.
The answers revealed that executives proficient with online activities are
spending an average of 11 hours more per month online than this time last
year – and over 90% of respondents said they felt their time online was
‘very valuable’ to their daily role.
Professionals are rushing to the Web for immediate answers to their most
pressing questions. “I find online business networking very useful,” says
Bolivia's recent about face on LNG projects intended to supply the U.S. has
prompted thoughtful investors to reexamine the pitfalls that might lie just
below all those turmoil that best describes South American political
economics at the most recent NG O&G Summit in Panama.
So what does Bolivia's nationalization of its oil and gas industry mean for
the future of South American LNG projects? It emphasizes more than ever the
political risk factors that companies will increasingly face. No matter how
detailed a contract, a new political regime could change the rules and the
For generations the Finance profession has been deemed to be the most boring
of things - mere ‘bean-counters' valuing, counting and confirming
quantities throughout the world of commerce.
If this remains your perception of your role then you are in danger of being
passed to the realms of extinction!
No longer can we continue with this age old adage of our profession, we must
all migrate to the 21stCentury and ensure we accept our new role within
business. That of accountants embracing change and adding value through their
role - ‘growing beans instead of counting them'.
We all n... (more)
You may already know, MTB was originally just for finance executives and
received fantastic exposure owing to the ‘credit crunch’ with substantial
backing from all the major financial institutions including the FT, CNN
Money, WSJ. MTB hit the broadsheets when usage went up 66% the morning before
Lehman Brothers collapsed. – MTB became an indicator of Financial news.
Now the site has expanded into other verticals and it has become the
executives ‘secret’ online community/business tool. A place that is 100%
business focused, with no salesman, Press or recruiters. ‘Social networking ... (more)
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The Commissioner's policies are well-known throughout the industry, and she
impressively oversees the Texas's energy supply, which is key to America's
Last week's meeting was focused around Jones's political hurdles with the
Obama Administration and the issues she faces in developing America's energy
security by advancing domestic energy resources as an alternative to Obama's
wish to outsource supplies from other countries. Her focus appears to be on
the need to support the industr... (more)