By Dr. David Demetrius The vast majority of people would agree that there is an inevitable trade-off between risk and reward. Taking higher risks is only worth it if the potential upside is greater. For example, choosing between investing in high interest-bearing junk bonds and low interest-bearing government bonds is very much an individual choice … Continue reading How to improve your risk/reward ratio
‘Blockchain’ will disappear in 10 years
By Dr. Christopher Booth ABIE France Sunset Seminar at the OECD This week, I had the pleasure of attending one of the OECD’s (heavily secured) facilities, for a seminar on blockchain. Boring? With a tagline of “better policies for better lives” emblazoned across the back of the stage, you may have thought this to be … Continue reading ‘Blockchain’ will disappear in 10 years
Are you too small to worry about corporate governance?
By Dr. David Demetrius If you’re too small to worry about corporate governance, then you are a sole trader with no clients and no plans to ever have any. However, I suspect that you are slightly more ambitious than that, so maybe you should read on. The financial newspapers and other media constantly refer to … Continue reading Are you too small to worry about corporate governance?
“What do you get out of it?”
OK, that was a slightly confrontational post title. Better to ask the inverse, as a more rhetorical question - how might we *all* be of service? Last September, I officially joined in expanding the European Management Development Institute's activities (Emadin, for short), with Founding President Dr. David Demetrius, Emadin’s Faculty and others in our team … Continue reading “What do you get out of it?”
When could this startup bubble burst? Who will be affected?
By Dr David Demetrius In another blog (“Effective Business Plans”) I bemoan the fact that so many ventures with very promising offerings never get the investment they deserve due to the appallingly drafted business plans that accompany the invitation to invest. I can’t count the number of plans that I have thrown in the bin … Continue reading When could this startup bubble burst? Who will be affected?
Developing business, trade and people (as well as our website…)
The Emadin Group charges itself with the acceleration of business and trade for its clients, whether they be expanding businesses, investors or organisations looking to operate in global markets. With Dr David Demetrius as Founder and President, the European Management Development Institute (Emadin) and Faculty have provided training and executive development since 2005, to hundreds … Continue reading Developing business, trade and people (as well as our website…)
How to keep your business proposal from investors’ rubbish bins
by Dr David Demetrius Why do so many promising ventures never get the capital they need? In my experience, it is, in the vast majority of cases, due to the business plan not having made a good enough case for investment. I have over the years received many plans from firms seeking investment funds and … Continue reading How to keep your business proposal from investors’ rubbish bins