Jun 14, 2013
I’m sure we have all heard the famous quote from George Santayana, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” It’s interesting just how true that statement is, within the leasing world. Consider the topics and classes over the past several years at leasing conferences and forums. Each had a significant part dedicated to discussions on tools, tricks and knowledge that we can employ this time around to avoid in the future what we just survived in . . . read moreFull Article
Jun 5, 2013
For some European economies, being part of the EU but not of the Eurozone could be seen to be particularly advantageous right now. This position has worked rather well for Poland over recent years, whereby the country has benefited from the highest amount of EU structural and cohesion funds of any member state − a total of €67.3bn in the period 2007-13, equivalent to nearly 3% of GDP per year – while managing to steer clear so far of the . . . read moreFull Article
Jun 3, 2013
Nestled in a narrow valley in Northern California, filled with rocky volcanic soil and covered by the cool bay fog, Napa Valley has grown to be the largest wine producing region on the planet. Producing roughly 6.75 million liters of high quality wine annually, Napa has built for itself a micro-economic model that can be applied across a broad spectrum of business practices.
One of the most critical aspects in the wine production process is the oak barrel in which the . . . read moreFull Article