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What Minority Interests Means for Minority Ethnic Professionals

When I think of a Minority Interest I think of people that have an interest in the success of an organisation, but not the authority to exert much influence over it. In accounting, a Minority Interest refers to shareholders that own less than 50% of a company. This defining characteristic indicates the limited influence that [...]

January 24, 2014 Jonathan Professional 2
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Why You Need To Understand Developmental Networks

I first became interested in developmental networks when I took a short course at University College London and read a research paper about baseball Hall of Famers,I have been hooked ever since. A few weeks later I taught a course at the London School of Economics where one of the assignments required the students to [...]

January 1, 2014 Jonathan Professional 2

The Often Ignored Problem with Mentors

Getting a mentor is difficult at the best of times, a good mentor is even harder to find. There is some truth in the saying that you don’t choose a mentor, a mentor chooses you. Why? A mentor often sees something of themselves in you and wants to nurture you in a way that lets [...]

January 1, 2014 Jonathan Professional 4

Why The Professions Have Mastered The Art Of Discrimination

Professions are in the discrimination business. They do this with the consent of society as a whole and in truth we all expect it. The problems start when they ignore technical expertise or individual potential and discriminate based on factors like ethnicity, gender or sexual orientation. Growing up in a West African family it was [...]

January 1, 2014 Jonathan Professional 3

The Words That Can Change The Way You Think About Work

I started this project because I became empowered by the information I was learning and realised that it could benefit people like you. I spoke to my cousin about a recent incident at his workplace and I explained my understanding of events using some of the concepts from my research. During our discussion he said [...]

January 1, 2014 Jonathan Professional 0