How Coronavirus Is Impacting Small Businesses

Mar 25, 2020

The topic of nearly every conversation right now is centered around COVID-19, and rightfully so. The recently announced coronavirus pandemic is already changing life as we know it, and for many people, life will take an even stranger turn over the next few weeks, months and maybe even years....

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?
Mar 18, 2020

What’s Next for Cryptocurrency?

What Stock Market Awaits Gen Z in the 2020s?
Mar 12, 2020

What Stock Market Awaits Gen Z in the 2020s?

Better Insurance Can Build Economic Resiliency in Latin America
Mar 10, 2020

Better Insurance Can Build Economic Resiliency in Latin America

Morocco Pays a High Price for Tourism Gentrification

Morocco Pays a High Price for Tourism Gentrification

Feb 18, 2020

In today’s world, where refugee crises are exacerbated by xenophobic border policies, where the global north refuses to engage in burden sharing, where people’s freedom of movement is ruthlessly repudiated, the ability to travel is a particularly salient privilege. As Dallen Timothy and Victor...

In India, Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Outliers

In India, Women Entrepreneurs Are Still Outliers

Feb 11, 2020

On the Index of Women Entrepreneurs, India ranks 52 out of 57 countries. In the Indian start-up scene, it’s rare to see a woman directing an enterprise. Bhavna Anand Sharma, founder of Cureveda, a dietary supplements company, is one of the few Indian women leading the charge in revolutionizing...

When It Comes to Investing, a Company’s History Is Key

When It Comes to Investing, a Company’s History Is Key

Feb 11, 2020

Never did I realize growing up that the subject I hated most would prove to be the most useful. No, I am not speaking about mathematics. Luckily, I was rather decent at the subject that many of my friends dreaded. The subject that I feared was none other than history. With its innumerable dates of...

How to Keep Your Business in Sync With a Changing World

How to Keep Your Business in Sync With a Changing World

Feb 07, 2020

The modern organization is structurally and culturally very different from the prototypical hierarchies. The viewpoint of the business as an ecosystem is emerging, and something that top managers and the board of directors need to investigate and experiment with. The challenge of...

The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

The Gig Economy Takeover: Will It Last?

Feb 06, 2020

The gig economy has exploded over the last decade, and now it seems like you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone who makes a living through it. Companies like Uber and Lyft rely on gig workers as an integral part of their business model, and increasingly more businesses are starting to...

Donald Trump and Elon Musk Invent the Wheel

Donald Trump and Elon Musk Invent the Wheel

Jan 24, 2020

No one can claim that US president Donald Trump lacks empathy for at least some of the downtrodden. Interviewed by CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Trump responded to a question about Elon Musk. Given all that Musk has been through in recent times, Trump acknowledges that the poor fellow...

Jeff Bezos Plays the Cowboy With the Indians

Jeff Bezos Plays the Cowboy With the Indians

Jan 17, 2020

Forbes has followed Jeff Bezos on his pilgrimage to India this week. On January 15, the journal reported on Amazon’s declared ambition to help boost the Indian economy. The magazine reports: “Amazon founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Wednesday from New Delhi that his e-commerce...

Emmanuel Macron Promotes “le Startupisme”

Emmanuel Macron Promotes “le Startupisme”

Oct 31, 2019

Bloomberg offers its readers a look at a typically French phenomenon: a government’s economic cheerleading around the promotion of a simplistic idea that makes its traditionally stale policies appear more modern and dynamic than they actually are. One of the classic ploys is to borrow...

The Rising Expectations of Women Entrepreneurship

The Rising Expectations of Women Entrepreneurship

Oct 17, 2019

Over the years, I have met many Moroccan professionals committed to becoming the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and role models in their country, even if that means going abroad to take advantage of opportunities that have not yet matured in Morocco. I recently met with Najwa...

The Hidden Gems of Morocco

The Hidden Gems of Morocco

Jul 19, 2019

For many people, July 6 marked the passing of just another Saturday. But to over 1 billion people, it was of tremendous significance as it was the 25th UN International Day of Cooperatives. Over 12% of humanity contribute to one of the 3 million cooperatives on the planet. Cooperatives not only...

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