He (or someday she) is simply a symbol for a new era, and his personal story -- while a necessary ingredient -- provides a point of contact with the American story. Still, great speeches tend to take the risk of intimacy. There needs to be a personal reveal to communicate to the heart as well as the head, and then to take that goodwill and project it forward into the future on behalf of everyone else. … [Read more...] about The secret to a great inaugural address
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He praised the outgoing ambassador for “correcting the diplomatic injustices that were created over the years in global diplomacy regarding Israel and in establishing the status of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, and many other things some of which have yet to be told.” … [Read more...] about Netanyahu to Departing U.S. Envoy: ‘There Was Never a Better Ambassador’
The Pinterest lease is the latest in a series of large technology leases South of Market, a rush of deals that include new corporate headquarters for Stripe, Fitbit, Dropbox, Uber, Trulia and Salesforce. SoMa has a vacancy rate of just 5 percent and average asking rents top $66 a square foot. … [Read more...] about Pinterest gets new SoMa space after Showplace Square move blocked
“That’s the way I look at it, considering how hard India have found it going through 20 players in a series, (Australia) having (David) Warner back for the last couple of games, (Steve) Smith back for all them that they didn’t have last time around. … [Read more...] about AUS vs IND 4th Test: Ricky Ponting Feels Drawn Test Series Will be Worse Result Than Loss to India on 2018-19 Tour
"They take a long-term view, they don't go from like quarter to quarter -- they'll be saying, we are building a new platform for the next three to five years, not for next quarter," said Wood. "A lot of the companies who feel they can fill Huawei shoes haven't really understood the scale of the investment that they need to make with regards to building a brand like Huawei. It's gonna be a long time before we see a company that has the kind of the impact Huawei does." … [Read more...] about Huawei and China-US tensions: Where do we go from here?