Unexpected Asks of the Americans

An update from M.B.A. student Kenny R.: Our visit to real estate giant CBRE didn’t start like most of our other company visits. “Thank you for coming,” said the gray-haired host innocently enough, in his pert British accent. “We look forward to telling you about CBRE. But frankly, you can’t have a dinner party from London to Singapore these days without talking about what’s going on in the United States. I’d really like to hear what you think of Donald Trump. Show of hands. Who thinks the United States is headed the right direction, and who thinks the United States is headed the wrong direction?” Needless to say, our class of MBAs froze, like deer in the headlights, at the [...]