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Episode 62: Laura Van Til (The Kessler Enterprise), Orlando, Florida, USA

By Kevin Daum

In this episode, YPO member Laura Van Til, President and COO of The Kessler Collection, shares how she empowers employees to perform and embrace culture in the hospitality business.

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Episode 23: Dirk Bak (SDQ Janitorial), Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

By Kevin Daum

In this episode, YPO member Dirk Bak, president of SDQ Janitorial, shares his insights on how to safely and actively engage in politics regardless of which side you are supporting.

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YPO: Confidence among African business rebounds after five-year low

By Angela Mers

Confidence among business leaders in Africa rebounded over the first quarter of 2015, following a five-year low in the fourth quarter of 2014. The YPO Global Pulse Confidence Index for Africa, which tracks CEO confidence levels in the region on a quarterly basis, rose 1.3 points to 60.6, back into more positive territory. Confidence in Africa is now less than a single point below the global composite reading of 61.5, having trailed the global level by more than 3.0 points in the previous quarter.

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