An Alternative To Alternative Lending, or Why We Invested In AMP Today we are announcing our investment in Advanced Merchant Payments — AMP, an alternative lender for small and medium-sized businesses. This is a market with tremendous unrealised potential — a credit gap of US$3 trillion faced by businesses all over the world that, while generating revenues and employment and profits, and being vital to any […] Read More

The Bicycle Test I am at Money2020 this week, meeting in person with hundreds of colleagues from all over the world, out of the 6000 attendees. We all use phones and Skype and GoToMeeting and so on, and still, there is no comparison with face-to-face encounters. Meeting and talking with everyone through scheduled Skype calls would have taken […] Read More

What is a Global Professional?

A global professional is one of the 300 million high-skill knowledge workers operating in today’s more competitive, dynamic world economy. In North America alone, knowledge workers are estimated to outnumber all other workers by a 4 to 1 margin. In a 2003 study, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimated that knowledge workers, “managerial, professional and […]

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