It is a paradox that while Western governments are seeking to curb borrowing corporates are running record cash balances.
As you know, I love operating and investing in marketplaces. It’s been interesting over the years to observe which vertical marketplaces take off sustainably and which fizzle, especially in light of the two dominant horizontal liquidity behemoths: eBay and Craigslist.
Given the complexity and potential significance of the Cypriot bank crisis today's Monday Briefing is longer than usual. This note was written on Sunday evening, while negotiations in Brussels were continuing.
Dr. Andrew Sentance (pictured) is Senior Economic Adviser to PricewaterhouseCoopers and combines a demanding career with a love of classic rock music. He was appointed to an important group advising The Chancellor of the Exchequer in the UK – which was known as ‘the seven wise men’ plus nearly nine years at British Airways, as their Chief Economist.
It is vital to listen to your customers if you want to grow your business. Their purchasing decisions will give you clues as to which products or services they like. If you keep close to them, you can find out the particular features and benefits that influence them to buy.
Leading interior design Nivin El-Gamal is the founder of Galaxy Stars, a bespoke interior design firm that works with individuals such as foreign dignitaries, pop stars and VIPs as well as with organisations working across a number of high-end London projects.
There is nothing better than a fresh perspective on the future of digital technology, especially from those most likely to create and use it in their impending working lives within the next 5 – 10 years. I am talking about the next generation work force, aka those currently in their mid-to-late teens.
When working from home you can feel isolated, and therefore it’s vital to be able to motivate yourself effectively. Here are 30 tips to help you:
Every decision has consequences. We often don’t fully perceive the consequences because they are often hidden by the compromises that make us feel better.
I must have been around 8 or 9 when I contracted jaundice. It was awful. I can still remember the horror of watching my eyes and skin go yellow, watching everything I touched stain yellow, feeling feverish all the time, unable to sleep, unable to relax.