Many trends have started to take hold over the past years, first prompted by the internet and solidified by the power and commonplace of laptops and mobile devices. What was once the mainstay of the office, even printers are now ultra-affordable and common in most households. This has enabled business to ratchet up productivity to … Continue reading
Category Archives: Business
Interest Rates: A Race to the Bottom?
This month’s move by the Federal Reserve Bank to lower interest rates for the first time in a decade may prove to be a “boondoggle”. This was done on the backdrop of all the economic indicators in the U.S. posting continuously showing record employment, rising wages, all time historic high stock index prices, and record … Continue reading
Consistency in your Businesses
It’s mindboggling to me, what seems so natural (at least to me) in how one should conduct a business, that obviously gets lost on people. I really thought it was just common sense but especially to entrepreneurs. It doesn’t matter if you have a multi-national shipping business or a courier service or a restaurant; people … Continue reading
12 Business Lessons from the Grave
So, let me tell you about one of the greatest business people I have ever met, and share with you some of his greatest quotes that have invaluable business and life lessons. Sadly, he passed away last week, but “his” guidance and wisdom have touched many. First let me tell you about “him”. “He” started … Continue reading
Don’t Confuse Speculation with Investing. Crypto Currencies… GET out!
Tulips come to mind! Generally considered the first speculative “bubble”, investors and common folk alike bought into the never ending rise of tulip bulb prices way back in @1637 A.D. Yes, this is as relevant today and a lesson to be learned. It was coined “Tulip Mania”, where prices rose exponentially and deviated from any … Continue reading