The collapse

Nature is the largest investor in all of us, making it one of our key shareholders alongside us and our parents. And nature has equally invested itself in all what it has created, not just us humans. The collective value of what nature has created is immeasurable, and it’s economic value is also immense. Take…

A line of enquiry: Where do you think you belong ?

Based on our current understanding of the big picture, the consensus view is that the story of modern humans journey started in Africa some 200,000 years ago. And modern humans most likely evolved from their common ancestor, Homo erectus, which literally means ‘upright man’ in Latin. Obviously Homo erectus is an extinct species of human that probably lived…

Inspired by Nature: Creating a sustainable economic system

As the society and the economy gets more complex, the design fault lines are becoming increasing visible. Today, the global economy faces a number of serious challenges and issues. For example, while globalisation had a good run over the past 4 decades  benefitting a large percentage of the global population, but at the same time,…

The idea of money

Productivity, success, wellbeing, influence, power and authority, and almost all aspects of human living is now tied to money. That is our modern society today. But the value of money gets derived from people. The idea that somehow money is store of value and people aren’t is based on flawed understanding of value. What is…

Is nature the best entrepreneur and investor there is ?

A generic description of nature will most likely be , the collective natural, physical, material world as well as the universe at large. Some refer to "Nature" as the physical world they live in. Our best and biggest discoveries all come from nature. And as humans we are all part of nature, so we come…

People are the collateral damage of bad investment decisions made in the market: Investing one on one in the 2020

Since the March of 2020 we have been in the grips of covid-19 induced pandemic. The governments have had to bailout out the economy, because of the economic shock coming from the lockdown measures put in place to protect the healthcare systems and the society at large. And even with all the right intentions, most…

Dialling the FUTURE – Universal Citizens Charter

Based on various estimates, the overall cost of the ongoing pandemic to the global economy could be close to $ 16 trillion. The calculations includes loss in global GDP, the unemployment related costs along with cost of deaths across the world. It is a tragedy that most of us haven’t seen during our lifetime.  Governments…

The oldest business model- People have always been the product

The markets no longer mirror the underlying real economy but it reflects the mindset and the  prevailing sentiments of the investors. So increasingly markets are seen as becoming detached from the economy or what’s happening inside that economy. Take for example, the market rallies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  A time when most businesses are having…

A False equivalence : Comparing Financial Crisis to the Pandemic

My imaginary grandmother aka GrandMa once told me “ son!  you don’t measure the damage caused by a hurricane, when you are in the eye of the hurricane “. And I believe that to be true. In my own assessment, we should have a lot more clarity on where we are and the road ahead…