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Entrepreneurship and Culture

Entrepreneurship and Culture

Whenever we look around in society today we see the importance of the entrepreneur. In many countries, the entrepreneur is revered as a disruptor,[1] visionary, risk taker or a contrarian; many of whom have become household names such as Henry Ford, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, Oprah Winfrey and the list goes on. The entrepreneur has … Continue reading

What’s for Breakfast?

What’s for Breakfast?

Morning everyone…. Back in London! I have finished my time in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester. It was a great time and I saw quite a bit. What stuck out was the Anfield Stadium (Liverpool), The Beatles Tour and the Old Trafford Stadium (Manchester United). I do apologize for the delay in posts in the last … Continue reading

What’s for Breakfast?

What’s for Breakfast?

So, I should be travelling to Birmingham today to enjoy some of the sights and sounds of something during my holidays. So, there are quite a few interesting facts about Birmingham… Here they are: Birmingham: 1. Facts, facts and some more facts – BBC Summary of the article. I have put 10 really interesting points … Continue reading

What’s for Breakfast?

What’s for Breakfast?

Economics: 1. Cantillon speaking about the Business Cycle – Mark Thornton This is an interesting article about the causes of the business cycle. Mark Thornton from the Mises Institute utilizes Richard Cantillon‘s theory of the business cycle to note how government spending and monetary policies can actually lead to bubbles and crashes. Basically, Cantillon was … Continue reading

What’s for Breakfast?

What’s for Breakfast?

Economics: 1. Globalization… There is still much to understand – D. Rodrik I was very much the student that was always under the impression that free trade and hyperglobalization is always the best thing for the economy. But, after you read Harvard’s Dani Rodik you understand that there are many things we should keep in … Continue reading

What’s for Breakfast?

What’s for Breakfast?

Economics: 1. Not productive enough, well, maximize your mental bandwidth! – Chip Cutter Economists try to solve a lot of different problems. No really, they do! Or at least, let’s stroke their ego a little bit. Harvard Economist Sendhil Mullainathan showcases how scarcity makes us not think as well. It is not the lack of time, but … Continue reading