Day: November 25, 2020

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Every time the world experiences an unprecedented shake-up, things evolve quickly, and a lot is expected of us all.

In the middle of 2019, Covid was still unforeseen. But it has since become a defining feature of the world and  at large. Historically, such times are critical and often see Darwin’s “survival of the fittest” theory come into play.

In the past, multi-million-dollar businesses have been upended during pandemics, wars, and plagues. One lesson stands out from this history: only a business that learns how to adapt can be considered “fit” and ready to survive — or even thrive.  

is the lifeblood of every business, and also a vital aspect of building a fit business that can thrive post-Covid. Here are a few key ingredients you need to build your “business fitness.

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For the longest time, my generation, the Millenials, were touted as the Entrepreneurial generation. For the most part, we have lived up to the billing. However, as the world evolves, the art of evolves with it, and it turns out that has more to do with this evolution than many care to admit. 

Generation Z entrepreneurs are springing forth at such a startling rate that a recent Gallup Student Poll found that 40 percent of students surveyed from grades five to 12 stated they wanted to run their own business. Then, 24 percent said they have already started. At this rate, it isn’t at all challenging to see Generation Z take over as the most Entrepreneurial Generation. 

What I find interesting as I observe this generation is that they are distancing themselves

The much-awaited rally 2.0 in emerging-market stocks may already be under way.

Investors’ risk appetite got a boost after Joe Biden’s US presidential win and successes in vaccine development, pushing the benchmark MSCI gauge toward its best month since March 2016.

The emerging-market equity rebound since the coronavirus rout in March is now worth $8.3 trillion, meaning more shareholder wealth has been added in the past eight months than in the two- year rally beginning 2016. When the earlier advance was halted by US-China trade tensions in January 2018, most money managers called it an interruption rather than the end of the rotation into They predicted the second leg of that rally would start once trade tensions subsided. Now, signs are that’s exactly what’s happening, albeit after a few months’ delay because of the pandemic.

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