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When it comes to international affairs, “one should approach problems with an open mind, with sincerity and flexibility,” said General Pervez Musharraf, the former president of Pakistan, at an event at the Yale School of Management on April 24.
As part of a Yale SOM module on design and innovation, Professor Rodrigo Canales led students from throughout the Global Network for Advanced Management in a hands-on workshop.
In the final session of the online course taught by Yale’s David Bach, student teams got live feedback on their presentations from former Secretary of State John Kerry and Michael Warren, managing principal of Albright Stonebridge Group.
“You have to be vigilant to make sure that you don’t have any barnacles on your bottom,” said Roz Savage, the world’s foremost female ocean rower, who spoke to students at the Colloquium in Advanced Management.
“Once long-term inflation expectations decline, it is not easy to raise them,” said Takehiro Sato, a member of the policy board at the Bank of Japan, in a talk at the Yale School of Management.
"Positivity leads to three times higher creativity, 31% higher sales, 23% lower stress, and a 50% increase in the likelihood that you’ll live to age 94."
A career in advising governments on structuring public-private partnerships (PPPs) is an opportunity to leverage finance to do good, said Isabel Marques de Sá, chief investment officer for public-private partnerships at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation.
“The hedge fund business is a wonderful business,” Robert Pohly told students. “It has great margins. But it’s also an incredibly flimsy business.... So you’re going to have to understand what you’re doing and why you’re doing it.”