Monday, February 07, 2011

Business Megastars: The New Global Elite

Around the world, are the super-rich different from you or me?

Excerpt from the author, Chrystia Freeland:
Through my work as a business journalist, I’ve spent the better part of the past decade shadowing the new super-rich: attending the same exclusive conferences in Europe; conducting interviews over cappuccinos on Martha’s Vineyard or in Silicon Valley meeting rooms; observing high-powered dinner parties in Manhattan. Some of what I’ve learned is entirely predictable: the rich are, as F. Scott Fitzgerald famously noted, different from you and me.
According to Freeland, a lot of the distinctions have to do with our light-speed, globally connected economy.

Learn more:

The Rise of the New Global Elite
by Chrystia Freeland
The Atlantic 

Posted by:  The Global Small Business Blog

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