Book Title: The Way to Wealth by Benjamin Franklin A little bit about the author: Benjamin Franklin, born in 1706 is a Founding Father of the United States. He was a statesman, revolutionary, author, inventor, scientist, firefighter and chess master. … Read More ›
I would rate this book around 6/10. A good for a quick read, but in overall , it’s not that interesting.
ever become too comfortable in your job – If you feel that you’re in an easy rut, strive to find and take on new challenges. Remember this basic truth: “The status quo is your enemy.”
“Lucky people take advantage of chance occurrences that come their way.” They don’t go through life “on cruise control,” according to Tina Seelig, executive director of the Stanford Technology Ventures Program. In her view, lucky people make their own luck unless of… Read More ›
I am ambitious, and if you are too, think of yourself as a “free radical,” someone who wants and expects to manage his or her own career. As a free radical, we’re resilient. We have genuine power. We’re flexible and… Read More ›
This great read is by John Lanchester, who is the author of the best-selling expose of the 2008 crisis, I.O.U.: Why everyone owes everyone and no can pay.
“Interest rate” is the most important vocabulary term, and everyone should know it.
In the 2008 crisis, government bailouts covered serious bank losses by putting the cost at the door of the taxpayer.
The widespread use of “securitization” in the financial sector was an important feature of the boom before the crisis. Securitization entails creating a financial instrument that you can trade quickly and that takes its value from other financial assets that… Read More ›
You can read the original articles from Wired from the link below. The Dirty Secret of the World’s Plan to Avert Climate Disaster In climate science, 2°C has actually become a magic number. It is the accepted threshold below which… Read More ›
My book review on Eve Poole’s Capitalism’s Toxic Assumption, redefining next generation economics. Classical assumptions on competition, pricing mechanism, and other elements of capitalism find little support among modern theories of market economics. For example, game theory emphasized the importance… Read More ›
Berkata Malik bin Dinar, “Sesungguhnya jika badan sakit, maka makan, minum, tidur dan rehat tidak akan selesa baginya. Begitu juga dengan HATI. Apabila ia cenderung kepada DUNIA (sakit cinta dunia), maka nasihat-nasihat tidak lagi berguna baginya.” (Kitab Shifatush Shafwah)
We argue because we are human.
While political and marital arguments have no bounds except those that combatants place on themselves, legal arguments have formal, structure rules. For example . . . Rules of evidence forbid lawyers to use arguments based on prior convictions or charges… Read More ›
Based on “Winning Arguments” People may strive to get along and cooperate but, most of the time, eventually, arguments will prevails. Even when all parties seem to reach a resolution, their agreement rarely lasts. International agreements, peace accords, trade deals… Read More ›