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Latest Posts by Bill Margaritis
August 4, 2010
This week, the cover story in The Economist is titled, “The Rising Power of China’s Workers.” It explains how the strong pressure for higher wages will shrink China’s trade surplus and boost its spending. “A 20% rise in Chinese consumption might lead to an extra $25 billion of American exports. That could create over 200,000 American jobs,” says the magazine’s leader.
December 3, 2009
In a career spent managing corporate reputation, I've learned that a CEO who takes personal responsibility for the organization's reputation is hugely important. Many of you have seen this too, but have you thought about applying the principle to your own career by becoming the "CEO of You"?
August 7, 2009
CEOs and Military Coups and Figs: Ingredients Tied Together with a Dash of Magic to draw a “Blueprint for Success”
It happened at the Magic Johnson Leadership Conference in Los Angeles, sponsored in part by FedEx, where I had the honor of speaking to college students from all over the country who have received scholarships through the Magic Johnson Foundation. We at FedEx are proud to support Magic’s efforts to broaden educational opportunities for young people with great potential and limited resources.
November 12, 2008
America just concluded one of the most defining Presidential campaigns in its history. More citizens than ever before crowded polling places and exercised their right to vote. And for the first time on the same ballot, these empowered citizens were given the opportunity to elect our country’s first female Vice President or its first African American President. It was a huge moment for all Americans – one I hope continues to energize us for the future.