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The Free-to-Read Articles and News on Financial Times

As you may already know, Financial Times (FT) is one of the most trusted news sites in the world. They have real time updates on worldwide events including business, politics, technology, etc. Financial Times logo (transparent)

All told, they have really accurate and fast covering on what happens around the world. But unlike almost all other newspapers and news websites, FT doesn’t offer a free access to its online articles and only subscribed members who have purchased one of the subscription plans have access to FT online contents including news, articles, videos and more.

However, there are some articles, news and videos that are still free-to-read and free-to-view and you don’t need to pay for reading them. From today I’ll try to provide a daily updated list of the links to free news and articles on Financial Times. You can see the last ten links here. (Note that the full list is available on miladnasri.com/FreeFT)

Free Articles and News on Financial Times

Bayer courts environmental bogeyman (May 27, 2016)

(video) The merits of making VW blush (May 26, 2016)

(video) Levi’s chief on luxury and lifestyle (May 25, 2016)

(video) Are foreign buyers betting against Abenomics? (May 24, 2016)

Piketty has last laugh as revolts threaten the pay status quo (May 24, 2016)

(video) Week Ahead — G7 summit, HP results (May 23, 2016)

French free ‘school of the future’ heads for Silicon Valley (May 21, 2016)

(video) Picking apart Buffett’s Apple stake (May 21, 2016)

Google seeks winning formula for the next big thing (May 20, 2016)

(video) Ex Brazil bank president Fraga speaks out (May 20, 2016)

Five things to watch for as oil nears $50 a barrel (May 19, 2016)

(video) Business schools should be self-reliant (May 19, 2016)

See the full list

How to Criticize? How to Approach Peacefully.

Giving criticism is often a challenging act, especially if the person you are giving it to is very sensitive! That’s why you should approach carefully to not to make it worse. But how?

Sometimes when you’re dealing with someone extra-sensitive, Caroline Web, describes in her book How to Have a Good Day that you should avoid the unnecessary things that might trigger his/her defense. Webb suggests the “What I Like” model for these situations:

  1. Give reasonable details of the way you think. Tell him/her : “What I like about this is . . . “. Then you may need to explain your reasons. Mention any positive points of your recommendation. Try not to rush!
  2. “The next step is saying “What would make me like it even more is . . .”

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