Habits of self made millionaires you NEED to know

“Your habits are the reason why you’re rich or poor,” says Tom Corley, author of Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals. “In fact, it’s often two or three habits that separate the wealthy from those who are financially challenged.” Corley studied millionaires for 12 years, and concluded these seven habits are critical […]

Thomas Cook: what went wrong?

Thomas Cook founded in 1841 collapsed on September 23rd after a decade of financial troubles. Up till recently the company looked likely to escape bankruptcy, having agreed on a rescue deal last month. The Chinese conglomerate Fosun was keen to deploy the Thomas Cook brand in Asia, and the company’s lenders, were going to inject […]

Why I’m bullish on Baidu

Baidu. The most popular search engine in what will soon be the world’s biggest economy. It has over a billion monthly active users and another 275 million that have DuerOS voice assistant (the Chinese equivalent of Siri). And great news. It’s undervalued! The following report should not be taken as investment advice. It’s my opinion […]

Capitalism in crisis and the role the business community and nation states must play

Western Capitalism is not working as well as it should. Growth is sluggish, inequality is rampant and people are more politically divided than ever before. Trust in the media, politicians and banks is at an all time low and populists that are more likely to exacerbate these issues are in power. But populists like Donald […]

Snowbalisation: the beginning of the end

After years of growth global supply chains have not just stopped growing but are actually shrinking In the 90s, a booming time for globalisation, the idea that global supply chains had become flat was considered gospel but in recent years the tide is beginning to turn. Baker Mackenzie an American consultancy interviewed 600 Asia based […]

Energy is about to change forever and it’s not what you think

There’s a huge problem with renewables It’s called Curtailment and to put it simply it’s when we produce too much wind or solar at certain times of the day and we have to just shut it down. Texas ¼ of energy is produced by wind but when curtailment happens the wind power shuts down and […]