Only 4 days workweek. Should you try?

How many days per week should you work? In most cases it’s 6 days, if you are lucky enough it’s 5 days. But what about new trend of 4 working days? Let’s take a look into this new trend. I’ve been working 9 hours per day, 6 days per week and it was disaster. There […]

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Saudi Aramco as the largest company in the world.

Saudi Aramco is the largest integrated oil and gas company in the world. Approximately one in every eight barrels of crude oil produced by company. Company’s refining capacity is fourth largest in the world: gross refining capacity of 4.9 million barrels per day & net refining capacity of 3.1 million barrels per day. Company expects […]

Paradoxical lifestyle:”Less is more”

Less is more? This paradoxical statement is right in many cases. “Less is more” presented as way of life and based on questioning yourself about need to own more items. But it’s not only about physical items, it’s about state of mind also. Less stress leads to more enjoyable life. Less clutter in the apartment […]

How much microplastics do you consume?

Plastic classified as microplastics if it’s size does not exceed more than 5 millimeters. Bigger plastic degrade into smaller and smaller pieces. which afterwards consumed by marine life, animals, plants and even humans. In todays article I want to take a look into human consumption of microplastics and consequences. Origin of microplastic classified in two […]

Women and wealth: from material girl to self-made women

Womens’ share of wealth about 40% of global household wealth but depends on country, religion, education, etc. Investment portfolio looks different for men and women. Women are less likely to hold risky investments because women take more serious family’s financial needs. Women prefer to investment in non-financial assets because it provide more stability, and stability […]

World’s wealth hierarchy

Wealth creation is one of the most controversial topics. In this article I want to show numbers & facts about wealth. There’s gonna be no emotional bla bla bla about inequality, only numbers. Article based on Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report (2018).In 20th century speed of wealth creation sharply increased due to technological revolution and […]

Craving for snack? World’s snacks business.

Snacking!!! Yeah, everyone crave for that yummy crunchy snack. Different preferences create entire niche for snacks in FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods). From sweet to spicy, there’s plenty of choice but let’s take a deeper look into snacks as FMCG category. Most of consumers prefer snack as a food between meals. But number of people who […]

Meatless meat burgers by Beyond Meat Inc

I’m proud carnivore but meatless plant based burger patties caught my attention. I’ve never thought that it’s possible to make product which feels like meat but actually plant based. Company well marketed from emotional side “save the planet with our plant based protein” but their financial data not that inspiring. All financial data in this […]

Our believes shape our future

Our believes shape our future. If we believe that everything gonna be great, than it will be. If we believe that bad situations is our future, than it will be. It’s not new statement but absolutely true. We are okay to spend hours in bad mood because of some worthless situation. For example there’s 86400 […]

Lyft Inc. Is it success story or flop business?

Lyft’s IPO attracted a lot of attention to ride-sharing market. Let’s take a look on company’s business model, financial details and possible risks. Company established in 2012 with a clear mission :”Improve people’s lives with world’s best transportation”. Lyft fast growth in multimodal transportation network resulted in debt accumulation. The company operates in the United […]

Uber business model and IPO

Uber recently became public company, which led to questions on their business model, huge debts etc. I’ve decided to read report filed with United States Securities and Exchange Commission (Form S-1,Registration Statement). That’s long report with same information repeated over and over again. Here’s key takeaways. Uber is technological company with on-demand service. Everything started […]

Wealth migration and best countries for relocation

Wealthy people learned how to protect their wealth. Different strategies used but main one is relocation to safer place. (financially, personally, religiously) Global wealth migration is not new practice but now more common. Classification by net worth: Mass affluent: $100.000 – $1.000.000. Millionaire (high net worth individuals): more than $1.000.000. Multi-millionaire: more than $10.000.000. Billionaires: […]

Negative Interest Rates Policy with examples

Need GDP growth? Make people addicted to shopping and saving less. Why? Because it’s the way how modern economy work. The GDP growth rate could not be achieved if citizens (tourists) don’t spend money. In last a few years interesting GDP growth stimulation used: negative interest rate policy. That means depositors must pay a fixed […]

Instagrammable food: new era of food art

Who visit fancy restaurants without taking pictures of food on your plate? Everyone does it! It’s an opportunity to make others jealous in social media. Food presentation changed in last 10 years. Showcasing “it’s my yummy & fancy food plate” by most social media users. Suddenly food presentation appeared as art in high demand. Food […]

Aral Sea disaster: in 50 years entire sea gone

Aral Sea used to be 4th largest lake in the world but because of intensive cotton irrigation it’s vaporized. In 50 years entire sea gone. What used to be developed region turned into poverty and ecological disaster. Aral sea located between Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan in Central Asia. This is endorheic (landlocked) salt water lake. There […]

Why people show off?

As humans, we want to look impressive. In most cases not for ourselves, but for others. We are addicted to others opinion. Why? Let’s try to understand together. Everything starts from the need of attention: Since a baby is born, he/she will seek attention constantly. While growing up most kids are compared to other’s more […]

Consequences of Consumerism

Over consumption is the reality of our life. Well funded marketing campaigns and consumerism propaganda resulted in huge accumulation of useless items. We pay huge amount of money to accumulate items which in most cases useless trash. Consequences : Wasted money. Useless items in most cases cost less, but ending up in big among of […]

When minimalism became obsession

Minimalism it’s not about counting items which you own, it’s about reason & motivation. Why did you decide to own less? There’s always reason behind. Maybe you want to save money and stop useless shopping, maybe you want to spend less time for home cleaning, maybe you want to travel. For everyone minimalism looks different. […]

30 tips for successful blog

Blogging is new way to express thought and build career. Every big journey starts from small step: Register blog. Choose domain name. Pay for self hosting. You can run blog ads & make money on it. Choose advanced theme (blog appearance) Play with colors, text, hashtags, widgets. Create best looking blog for yourself. Make sure […]

Notification addiction

Internet browsing became important but not productive part of life. Biggest part of online time we spend on nonsense things which does not improve us. In order to change useless time spending we tell ourselves “no more watching YouTube or browsing Instagram”. But every time commitment fails. Why? Let’s take a look. Internet browsing is […]