How To Make Black Lives Matter At Harvard Business School

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When I first heard that Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria had publicly apologized for the school’s numerous failures to the African-American community, I was both surprised by his personal confession of complicity and highly skeptical that the anti-Black culture that he had led for a decade would substantially improve. As a senior lecturer at the school for seven years from 2012 to 2019, I had been regularly lobbying Dean Nohria on Black issues. I would initiate meetings with him every year in the fall and spring, armed with my sheet of paper with “Black Agenda” handwritten on the top. I wrongfully assumed that a “man of color” would want to rid the school of its anti-Black racism. Boy, was I wrong! There was no progress.

And then, when I finally read his entire apology, I was outraged and glad that I had retired from the toxic anti-Black environment. The … Read More

As millions lose health insurance, Trump administration offers little help

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President Trump and Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at a White House meeting in 2017, have taken few steps to alert consumers to their options for health coverage. <span class="copyright">(Evan Vucci / Associated Press)</span>
President Trump and Seema Verma, the head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, at a White House meeting in 2017, have taken few steps to alert consumers to their options for health coverage. (Evan Vucci / Associated Press)

As millions of people lose jobs in the coronavirus outbreak, jeopardizing their health benefits, the Trump administration and many states are doing little if anything to connect Americans with other insurance coverage.

The U.S. Health and Human Services Department hasn’t launched any special effort to publicize the availability of Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program or health plans being sold on marketplaces created by the Affordable Care Act.

And federal officials haven’t made any substantial new commitment of money for outreach or to help people enroll in coverage.

In California and 11 other states that operate their own insurance marketplaces, state governments have created special enrollment periods to give people

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Get on Track to Become a Certified Financial Analyst with This Helpful $40 Online Prep Course

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Anybody can start a business. Not everybody can scale a business to reach its fullest potential. Entrepreneurship takes a lot of guts, some specific expertise, and a heap of leadership skills. But one especially helpful ingredient is a financial education. Finance is the lifeblood of every business and understanding concepts like cash balance, working capital, and being able to create financial models is extremely valuable to an entrepreneur. Knowing how to manage your finances well right from the launch of your business can help you maximize efficiency and reduce waste, helping you to reach your goals faster.

In The All-In-One CFA Level 1 Exam Certification Prep Bundle, you’ll get the financial education you need to get on track to become a Certified Financial Analyst, which can be a big boost on your entrepreneurial journey.

This nine-course, 23-hour bundle is designed to teach you everything you need to know to pass

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