Rent Review

For a very long time, the easiest way to wealth was to own capital and rent it out to those who need it. From money, to property, to patents. Finite stocks, steady income, capital appreciation, low risk. Bish bash bosh. Thomas Pikkety wrote about it eloquently in “Capital in the Twenty First Century“, and highlightedContinue reading “Rent Review”

Waving, or Drowning?

Every morning, I get summaries in my mail of the highlights of what is going on around me in business. The streams of late are not pretty, and getting ever less so. Failures and redundacies And increasingly large businesses, and sector bodies appealing for Government help. Wanting to be rescued. Whilst conditions are, undeniably, difficultContinue reading “Waving, or Drowning?”

Lose the Label

We have been living life at an increasingly frenetic pace. The demands on our attention is enormous. We need a hand, and that hand is the label, Just as Steve Jobs wardrobe was famously limited – mostly T Shirts, all black in order to avoid having to make a frivilous decision, so we adopt aContinue reading “Lose the Label”