„I don’t know, Mr. Lange… Do you really want to keep it on for the meeting with the Americans?“
Confucius spoke of three ways for people to act in an intelligent manner: the first and noblest is to take the time to reflect; the second and easiest is to imitate; the third and most bitter for being the most expansive is to act according to one’s own experience.
Human beings are surely capable of learning but are we also ready to learn from our experiences? I do have my doubts when I see what is going on in everyday business. Read more
Interview on Capital Radio about glocalization
Africa’s improvement is due, among other reasons, to better governance; as opposed to what people imagine, currently only 5 out of 54 African countries are dictatorships.
In November 2012, the Institute of International Finance (IIF) reported that the African growth is not a dream but a reality due to the fact that the African economy has been in constant growth for a decade. All studies show that this year’s growth rate will be 6%.
According to the World Bank’s report Doing Business 2014 published in October 2013, ten African countries are among the “Top 100” countries with the best economic perspectives and facilities to invest (four of them are among the top 50). It should be noted that according to the report, no European Union country are among the top 10.