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Creative Destruction or Destructive Creation

Creative Destruction or Destructive Creation

Image via Wikipedia Interesting post on the New York Times by Dick Brass who used to be a Vice President at Microsoft. He talks about what he believes is one of the downfalls of the company; that it stifles innovation when instead it should be nurturing it. He describes a number of cases where great ideas were sacrificed for personal ambitions; a symptom of an organisation that is politically motivated. This sort of organisational behaviour can be detrimental in the…

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House prices in the UK on the rise?

House prices in the UK on the rise?

And interesting article on the BBC website today talks about how house prices were higher last month than they were a month before. It’s interesting because the increase is a month-on-month increase rather than a gradual increase which could be attributed to seasonal frustrations. Here’s what the trend looks like: Interesting, isn’t it? Well, there’s also a quote from an economics expert who maintains: “With the housing market still overvalued, activity still at levels which would normally result in falling…

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