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Culture eats strategy for lunch

It’s like a unknown, unmapped compound straight out the X Files. Newmont has built a community in the middle of…
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Ghana Higher Ed

Now that we can do anything

Today we visited the Elima Slave castle. Stood in the dungeons. Walked through the gate that led to the ships….
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Ghana

The U.S. needs to watch more football

He’s a big guy. Smart. Ghanaian friendliness exemplified. A presence barefaced in its proclamation: “Challenge me? Sure. But you better…
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Higher Ed

What you don’t learn in business school

When you go to fancy-pants MBA school, you learn a lot of fancy-pants terms. It’s nice at first to throw…
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Higher Ed Reputation Management

Machetes and mowers

When you’re anxious to go on a tour of an African mine site, sitting in a florescent lit room listening…
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Ghana

Jumpsuits are all the rage in Ahafo

Many Newmont employees are required to wear jumpsuits. Makes them easier to spot by the mining vehicles, and a little…
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Ghana

Power trip

Around Ahafo, 12-foot flag posts (like the kind you used to have on your bike only… well, taller) are attached to full…
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Ghana

Here’s to the roughnecks

I went to Ghana thinking I was open-minded about people and different cultures. I mean I’m from the center of…
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