• Business Management

    Business Management Expert Bernie Haffey Releases Cutting-Edge Performance Management Book

    “Cutting Through: Your Company’s High Performance Management System” helps CEOs lay a foundation for success Boston, United States, Oct. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The President and founder of business management consulting firm Haffey&Co., Bernie Haffey released his new book titled “Cutting Through”: Your Company’s High Performance Management System.” The book is a comprehensive exploration into the nuances of the key high-performance management systems that turn good companies into great ones. Before founding Haffey & Co., Bernie served as EVP and CCO in two public companies and CEO of two VC-backed companies. He currently enjoys the intellectual challenge and diversity  

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  • Unsecured Loans

    ETH Gobbles Up Larger Share of Genesis Loan Book as Trading Firms Feast on DeFi Summer

    Decentralized finance (DeFi) reshaped Genesis Capital’s portfolios over the summer. The firm, owned by CoinDesk parent company Digital Currency Group, saw the share of bitcoin in its loan portfolio drop as a percentage of total loans. The share of ether loans increased by five percentage points to 12.4{a25bda0f8ab6dac90e68079d6f038584ef6ac53f1f4621de3ad526e35cd6c0d6} of the loan book quarter-over-quarter. (To be clear, loans across asset classes increased quarter-over-quarter but ETH loans now take up a larger slice of the pie.) According to the lender’s report, this was mainly due to liquidity mining on DeFi protocols such as Compound, Aave and Uniswap. DeFi interest rate arbitrage drove  

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  • Business News

    Reed Hastings on New Book, Netflix’s Future — and Why He Fired His Last CFO

    Before he co-founded Netflix, Reed Hastings ran a debugging-tool company, Pure Software. And he’s convinced the morass of red tape he put in place at Pure led to the company’s eventual irrelevance and sale to a rival. With Netflix, Hastings has focused on building a culture of employee empowerment — which he documents in a new business book, “No Rules Rules: Netflix and the Culture of Reinvention,” co-authored by business professor Erin Meyer. (Read our five key takeaways from the book.) “The key is embracing managing on the edge of chaos,” Hastings says. “That’s the message of  

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