Here’s Why Negative Interest Rates Are More Dangerous Than You Think

Europe and other parts of the world are in for big risks. Desperate times call for desperate and somewhat speculative measures. The European Central Bank (ECB) cut its deposit rate last Thursday, pushing it deeper into negative territory. The move is not unprecedented. In 2009, Sweden’s Riksbank was the first central bank to utilize negative … More Here’s Why Negative Interest Rates Are More Dangerous Than You Think

The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

What is the 80/20 Rule and could it actually make 80% of your work disappear? If you’ve studied business or economics, you’re well familiar with the power of the Pareto Principle. The Man Behind The Concept Vilfredo Federico Damaso Pareto was born in Italy in 1848. He would go on to become an important philosopher and … More The 80/20 Rule And How It Can Change Your Life

4 Common Mistakes People Make When They Negotiate

Most things in life are negotiable, and you can improve your negotiation skills with four easy tips. I’ve spent the majority of my career negotiating and training people to negotiate. Along the way I’ve made plenty of mistakes and learned that negotiation can often be improved by actually doing the opposite of what I’d originally … More 4 Common Mistakes People Make When They Negotiate

Why Millennials are Trending Toward Minimalism

If you pay much attention to the world of retail sales, you will notice a trend: worry. You will certainly find short-term worry about not enough people buying enough stuff—but that worry has always existed. In a society that bases its measures of success in terms of home prices, market values, and GDP, there will always … More Why Millennials are Trending Toward Minimalism