Sta Hungry Stay Foolish

Stay Hungry. Stay Foolish.

A blog by Leon Oudejans
Tag:

Business

The benefit of the doubt

Everyone understands the meaning of my blog title. Nevertheless, it’s hard to explain the how, what, when, who, and the why. Perhaps, the benefit of the doubt relates to a conflict between consciousness (eg, ratio) and subconscious (eg, emotion). Probably, doubt is settled once a side has “won”. The benefit of the doubt relates to all three domains: Love, Knowledge,...

read more

Obstacles

Recently, I had a discussion about a geographical distance. She asked if distance is an obstacle. I replied that distance is not necessarily an obstacle. Obstacles come in many shapes and forms (eg, distance, judging, negativity, pessimism). There’s a famous Henry Ford quote that gives the right angle for this topic: “Obstacles are those frightful things you see...

read more

The retail apocalypse never happened (Axios)

Intro LO: I'm surprised by this American news as reality in the Netherlands is only showing more retail bankruptcies and more real estate vacancies. Considering the never-ending gun violence in or nearby American shopping malls, I’m a little skeptic about this Axios article. Perhaps, the retail apocalypse predictions ignored business shifts. The article below...

read more

Did you ever ask for help?

I remember one instance of asking for help to someone. I did not doubt the answer. I expected a Yes. One instance isn't much in six decades. This blog topic is not about business-related help questions. Those have a joint purpose: finish the job or task. My topic is about personal questions for help. My original blog title was: Why are we afraid of asking for help?...

read more

Is DEI an oxymoron?

Early 2024, Axios published an article that American Companies are backing away from "DEI", which stands for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In the view of Axios, DEI has become a “toxic term”. It should be noted that the word Equity refers to “fair treatment” rather than to Shareholders’ Equity, although both seem - loosely - related. DEI may have become a toxic...

read more

‘Derisking’ China-Reliant Supply Chains Is Creating New Risks (WSJ)

Wall Street Journal title: ‘Derisking’ China-Reliant Supply Chains Is Creating New Risks WSJ subtitle: The U.S. and Chinese economies appear to be growing apart. The real story is more complicated, and worrying. By: Nathaniel TaplinDate: 6 january 2024 " “Derisking” the West’s ties with China—shorthand for measures like tariffs to build up supply chains in friendly...

read more

Archives

Framework Posts

Pin It on Pinterest