Author: DERIN CAG

Powerful Women Secrets: Pippa Malmgren (TOP TIPS)

An Exclusive Interview With the World-Renowned Economic Analyst Dr. Pippa Malmgren:  We are pleased to share this exclusive interview with one of the most successful economic analysts in the world as part of our Powerful Women Secrets programme. Pippa Malmgren shares her story, top advice on understanding economic signals and views on what’s needed for success. Most people know Pippa Malmgren for her great contributions to both the UK & US economies through advising former US President George W Bush and 10 Downing Street (UK government) on economic policies, but what many may not know is that she is also a ... Read more

Why the Second-In-Command May Be the Secret to Success at America’s Most Iconic Companies

CEO’s often get a bulk of the credit for the success of a business. While they do deserve the credit they recieve, the people working below them behind the scenes are often the real people providing huge value to their companies. New research from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) shows that it’s possible to learn more about business leadership from the second-in-command executive, rather than the CEO of a company. They found that success more often than not has to do with being in the right place at the right time, rather than having extreme ability. ... Read more

Inside the Mind of a Living Genius: A Special Interview With Professor Carlo Ratti

Discover Carlo Ratti’s Secret Recipe for Success and Advice for Making the World a Better Place:  Carlo Ratti is an architect and engineer by training, Professor Carlo Ratti teaches at MIT, where he directs the Senseable City Lab. He is also a founding partner of the international design and innovation office Carlo Ratti Associati. He graduated from the Politecnico di Torino and the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées in Paris, and later earned his MPhil and PhD at the University of Cambridge, UK. Carlo holds several patents and has co-authored over 250 publications, including “The City of Tomorrow” (Yale ... Read more

Exclusive Video Interview With Top Fund Manager, Economist & Author Daniel Lacalle

Powerful Q&A With Daniel Lacalle, Arguably Among the World’s Leading Experts On Economics and Investing:  Daniel Lacalle is an Economist, Fund Manager at Tressis Gestion, Bestselling Author, and Professor of Global Economy. He holds a PhD in Economics, the CIIA financial analyst title, with a post graduate degree in IESE and a master’s degree in economic investigation (UCV). This simple but not simplistic and easy to follow 26 minute interview answers many questions by Daniel Lacalle, arguably among the world’s leading experts on economics and investing. Discover Lacalle’s favourite business experience to date and his advice to new economists and fund ... Read more

The Future of Wealth Technology (WealthTech)

Global High-Net-Worth Individual (HNWI) wealth has increased over the last decade. The rate is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 7.7%. This will be accompanied by rising operational costs as a result of stringent regulation and maintenance of technology infrastructure. As a consequence of this growth, there has been an emergence of new avenues and trends in wealth technology. Most firms aim at increasing their top lines. Almost every wealth and asset management firm is struggling to achieve excellence in areas of client experience as well as regular management of transformational change. What Is the Future of Wealth ... Read more

Exclusive Q&A Video Interview With Top British Entrepreneur Lyndon Wood

Business Advice From One of the UK’s Leading Entrepreneurs:  Lyndon Wood is one of the UK’s most successful and dynamic entrepreneurs and a world class mentor to mentors. Lyndon has been involved in various industries such as; Online Trading, Finance & Insurance, Retail, Hospitality, Private Doctors, Publishing, Media, Property, Wholesale. Confidentiality, ethics and morals are at the top of Lyndon’s business and life values. Inspiring business owners to take the shackles and restrictions off of their mind-set to encourage maximum growth is what he does, hence Lyndon applies wisdom and philosophy of mind and behaviour economics to all that he does. Lyndon ... Read more

Top 20 Leadership Traits of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk (Founder of the Turkish Republic)

There’s Never Been a More Important Time to Know About Mustafa Kemal Atatürk –  Mustafa Kemal Ataturk was the founder and the first president of the Republic of Turkey. His name ‘Ataturk’ which means the father of the Turks, was granted to him by the government. He served as the president of Turkey from 1923 until he died in 1938. Ataturk was born in 1881 in a town called Salonika that is now called Thessaloniki. Salonika was a part of the Ottoman Empire when Ataturk was born. At the age of 12, Ataturk joined the military school. Later, he went to the ... Read more

The Four Pillars of Blockchain Technology (Part 1)

Pillar I: Compelling Security (CS): Blockchain technology is an integral part of how cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, work. However, it is esoteric. This makes it difficult to understand for the layman. In their most distilled form, blockchains consist of chronological ledgers that record every transaction. In these ledgers, records are stored in the form of cryptographically-verifiable chunks referred to as blocks. These blocks are, thereafter, chained together to form the blockchain. In addition, blockchain technology prevents individuals and groups from making transactions of assets they no longer have. This ensures that blockchain-backed assets cannot be spent more than once. This is another one of the many ways blockchain provides compelling security. Furthermore, blockchain ... Read more

Exclusive Q&A Interview With Don Tapscott (Top Blockchain Influencer)

Discover Don Tapscott‘s Top Tips for Success and Future Predictions for the Financial Services Industry Don Tapscott is among the world’s most notable thought-leaders on Blockchain technology, modern media, disruptive innovation, and the economic/societal implications of the aforementioned. He is the Chief Executive Officer of The Tapscott Group, and was founder and chairman of the international think tank New Paradigm prior to its accession in 2007. In addition, Don Tapscott is the Founder and Executive Director of Global Solution Networks, a multi-million dollar program investigating networked models for cooperation, problem solving and governance. In 2013, Thinkers50 listed him as the 4th most important business ... Read more

Dr. Rami Ranger CBE (Founder of Sun Mark Limited): Exclusive Interview

Top Tips From One of the UK’s Most-Successful Entrepreneurs This exclusive interview was recorded at Sun Mark Limited‘s HQ, in Greenford, West London to share with you the inspiring entrepreneurial journey of a very successful businessman; Dr. Rami Ranger CBE who happens to be the founder and chairman of two of the most successful businesses in the UK with a combined turnover of more than £200 Million. Sun Mark Ltd. is the only company ever to have been awarded the Queens Award for Enterprise five years running. HM Queen Elizabeth II conferring the Most Excellent Order of Commander of the British Empire (CBE) ... Read more

Ten Successful Companies That Started by Bootstrapping

How These Successful Tech Entrepreneurs Started by Bootstrapping and Why This Is So Important On the immensely popular HBO show Silicon Valley, there’s a scene in the first season that is a very poignant statement on VCs. In it, the protagonist Richard meets an old college friend whose company’s over-evaluation and the tight deadlines provided by his Venture Capital (VC) led to its decline. Richard simply wonders aloud why he would have taken such a high-risk proposition, causing his poor friend to simply lose his mind when he realises that he could have dictated his company’s growth to a greater degree. It ... Read more

Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Books & Whitepapers

Artificial intelligence is literally taking over how products are made, how some jobs are done, and how some lives are lived. It’s important that we know how it’s come this far, why it is where it is, and where it is going from this point. There are people on both sides of the fence about whether artificial intelligence on a massive scale is good or bad for humanity, and there are still others who are on the fence waiting to see how this all plays out. If you want to know more about AI and AI research it is suggested ... Read more

11 Amazing Examples of Disruptive Technology

The pace of innovation is incredibly fast with new things being discovered daily. Here are eleven examples of the most disruptive technologies at the time of writing: 1. Internet of Things (IoT): This refers to identifiable objects and virtual representations in the internet. Equipping all objects with machine readable identifiers or minuscule identifying devices could dramatically change lives. Such devices could, therefore, be used in health, mining, manufacturing among others The only danger is that the connections could present high security threats. IoT is certainly an interesting innovation to look into. 2. Artificial Intelligence: This is a special type of ... Read more

Chief Marketing Officers Top 100: From Mike Allton to Beth Comstock, These Are the Most Influential CMOs in the World

Whether you’re a would-be Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) or have spent decades being a CMO. You could be worse-off than to read the short biographies of CMOs who’ve been through the journey before. So we’ve compiled a list from top CMOs. It’s a list of influential people at effectively marketing businesses and being pro-active, particularly in the social media sphere.  Are you listed? Grab your badge! Our Chief Marketing Officers list will no longer use automatic algorithms, from now on our lists will be conducted by their authors and finalised by judges. This page will get updated less frequently from now on (around once per year). There is also a possibility it ... Read more

Powerful Women Secrets: Chelsey Baker (Exclusive Video Interview)

How Mentorship is Making the World a Better Place We are delighted to share this exclusive interview with Chelsey Baker, the founder of National Mentoring Day, as part of our Powerful Women Secrets series. In this thought-provoking Q&A Chelsey Baker discusses what mentorship means to her and how she helps her mentees from planning to establishing powerful businesses. She also shares her top tips on pitching, public-speaking, mentorship, plus much more. You’re in for a Treat! It is Chelsey Baker’s belief that mentorship should be available to any person or collective who requires it. This includes people in education establishments, communities, governments, youth-sectors, armed forces, prisons, ... Read more