Schmooze or Lose. Obama doesn’t like cozying up to billionaires. Could it cost him the election? New Yorker

Trust, empathy, mentorship. Three Leadership Traits That Never Go Out Of Style. HBR

Inmet secures US$1-billion financing from Franco-Nevada. Peter Koven, Financial Post

Frank Giustra just took down a big block of $PMI.v and is back on the board of directors. Looks like he likes his oil deals again. Petromanas announces details of share purchase agreement. Equities

Brent Cook on Barkerville (BGM.v), from yesterday’s edition of Exploration Insights. IKN

About 800,000 Children Are Working In Abandoned State-Owned Congo Mines. The Globe and Mail

How to run a problem solving meeting. Seth’s Blog

10 Private Islands. CNBC