Puzzles and Mysteries.

I was educated to solve puzzles. That with enough expertise, evidence and tools, Economics was a puzzle to be solved if I tried hard enough. It took me a while to work out that the problem was that somebody was fixing the rules. It was relatively easy to solve the problems that were set, butContinue reading “Puzzles and Mysteries.”

Cheap has a price

As a family, we used to play the board game risk. When things weren’t going to plan, one of the children would just fold the board up and throw all the pieces in the air.  It feels a bit like that now. “How did you go bankrupt? Gradually, then suddenly” The sun also rises. ErnestContinue reading “Cheap has a price”

Seasons and Cycles

Whether nature or business, we are governed by the need to adapt to cycles. We welcome each one, knowing there are things we need to do to profit from the next cycle. Much as we might like it to be different, there is no perpetual summer, and we can’t go from spring to spring withoutContinue reading “Seasons and Cycles”