Ethics & Economy
Four challenges of entrepreneurs: Dealing with the unknown. Cash flow management. Good to start, bad to run a business? Decision-making.

Four Challenges a New Entrepreneur Confronts

Congratulations! You have made the decision to become an entrepreneur. You are dedicating yourself to starting a new business and are abandoning your steady day job. This is unknown and somewhat frightening territory. Dealing with unpredictability is one of the hardest ...

The Stretching Goals are Looking for You!

[pullquote]WHEN MARISSA MAYER WAS NAMED CEO OF YAHOO, IN JULY 2012, THE MEDIA COULDN’T GET ENOUGH OF HER CANDID ASSESSMENTS OF THE AILING COMPANY’S STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES—AND HER AMBITIOUS GOALS TO PUT THE INTERNET GIANT BACK ON TRACK. Can Marissa Mayer save Yahoo? ...

Video: Global Food Economics by David McWilliams

Punk Economics video takes some altitude and looks at the global food economy: where it is now, how we got here – and what we might see in the future. This is vital stuff for all of us – take a look and let me know what you ...

Effective Training: More Use of Being Trained

Many organisations are investing in training fail to get the most from their investment. Staff are sent on courses without being sufficiently clear about why they are attending the course. Staff attend courses without setting clear learning objectives for the course. ...

How do you feel about economics?

  How do you feel about economics? a. It's all about money, a gospel of the spreadsheet that feeds greed and selfishness. It's a tool of the powerful. It even dares put a price on life. b. It loves you no less if you're generous. It's honest in facing hard ...

The Gita and business ethics

  The word 'ethics' comes from the Greek word 'ethikos'. It refers to one's moral character and the way in which society expects people to behave in accordance with accepted principles. Business ethics is the code of good conduct that a business adheres to ...