“People who love what they do are much better at it. They’re more successful, are constantly adding new skills and continue to drive themselves forward.” “We expect to do more of what we love, automating the more laborious and monotonous parts… Read More ›
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 ›
Based on the article by Ning Nanshan, writer for the Zheng He Island WeChat Wemedia Account and covers news on economics and business. Key Quotes “In 2017, Chinese citizens spent about ¥50 trillion [$7.32 billion]. Consumption is still the primary driving force of the… Read More ›