Big Brands or Bust: Moving from Trinket Deals to Sustainability

Some of the biggest name brand companies visited Turkey in May offering the possibility of a unique kind of inclusion. Turkey for the past decade has been slowly mounting a geopolitical and market l strength, aligning itself with actors that more closely fit its interests. In the past few years Turkey has been keeping a…

Content Migration and Targeted Access

If you read this blog often, you know that we cover some pretty intensive topics. Many generally underscore my expertise and research in the field. However, I want to make things easier for readers. How you may ask? Simple. I am segmenting the blog and its content offerings for readers to find the content they…

Undone: A Financial World Unravelling

While decentralized currency poses new opportunities it also poses new challenges. In the wake of the 2008 World Financial Crisis, everyone was looking for alternative in a World where fake money had been so badly inflated it swallowed whole institutions like Lehmans. Speculation on fiat currency and financial instruments had become a fast numbers game….

Currency Wars: Hawkish on Crypto and Fiat

Even as Istanbul banned Crypto currency in April, the Turkish nation has begun to initiate peace talks with the Taliban.  These are giant steps even as the US has determined to pull it’s troops out.  War has always been a means for some developed nations to increase country financials.  However, in 2008 the US used…

A Better Angle: Will The West Rise Again?

President Theodore Roosevelt made the African Proverb, “Speak softly but carry a big stick” popular in the US. As part of Roosevelt’s Foriegn policy diplomacy, it was a method for handling international matters with tact while still aggressively maintaining and pursuing Western hegemony. It was called “Big Stick Diplomacy.” It was a tactic which served…

A Currency Crises Rising: Yemen’ s 9-Year Arab Spring Fallout

After a nearly nine-year conflict, the war-torn country of Yemen is facing a currency crises of unprecedented scope. The former British Colony who found independence in 1967, has been plunged into civil conflict for nearly a decade after uprisings in 2011 attributed to the Arab Spring that swept the Middle East. The Yemeni Rial is…

Illusions of Parity: The Real Scamming of Africa

According to cable data and Forbes 2019 report , African nations pay some of the highest rates for data, with Zimbabwe, Equatorial Guinea, and Djibouti ranking in the top five nations worldwide. It can be argued that such high prices on the continent are due to infrastructure issues and poor access to international cables, but…

Three Reasons Coaches Win in Business

Coaches Know Team Work Outranks PositionMost team members have positions (e.g. goalies, forwards, outfielders, and left wingers). But even so, these players are allowed the latitude to move or act outside of those positions when circumstance necessitates. The center in a basketball game will take a shot from the perimeter if he has a good…

Export Your Narrative

Nations rarely think of media as a part of their national offering.It is probably one of the more neglected exports developing nationpossess.  Instead of focusing on telling its own narratives, it relieson foreign media to do the job.  Many times that media is not exportedbecause it is not translated into English or presented in a…

Management Mistakes That Kill Motivation

Nothing is more frustrating than the mistake you don’t know that you are making.  It’s frustrating, because if you knew where in the process you went wrong, you could correct it.  So you find yourself going in circles.  Here are two common mistakes managers and leaders make that throw the entire teams into flux. Partial…

Canary in the Cave: Italy’s Lost Lessons on Geopolitics and Economy

As Corona virus cases begin to creep upward in Italy, the country which was once the epicenter of the Eurozone’s Covid-19 cases has begun closing social centers and implementing mask mandates. The nation has been the proverbial canary in the cave for the West for years now, even in the pandemic. The nation is fighting…