Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin According to a survey commissioned by accountancy software company, Xero, many entrepreneurs are struggling with the psychological impact of navigating their businesses through the pandemic. Indeed, the emotional fallout is proving harder to deal with than the rather more prosaic but necessary task of getting their companies back on a sound financial footing. The question is, how can they best help themselves? Conducted by polling organization Opinium and the Centre for Economic and Business Research , 92 percent of small business owners have experienced mental health problems over the past two years. Perhaps more worryingly, 40 say that dealing with their psychological problems is likely to take longer than financial recovery. The psychological well-being of entrepreneurs is something of a perennial topic. Even at the best of times, the founders of small companies must make difficult decisions - affecting not just … [Read more...] about Entrepreneur Burnout: As A Report Highlights The Emotional Toll Of Covid, Should Founders Be Taking More Time Off?
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Share to Twitter Share to Linkedin Lane Kawaoka is a Podcaster for SimplePassiveCashflow.com & Real Estate Syndicator of 1B AUM (7500+ rental units) For those investors searching for assets that can withstand the test of time, I believe real estate prevails. Whether through a market crash, health crisis (like a pandemic) or even an increase in interest rates, real estate can still work for you. While I admit it can be challenging to find new deals right now, if the price is right, who can stop you from investing? Overall, downturns are inevitable, and as investors, we need to prepare for them. If you’re investing in equities, for example, you shouldn’t focus on one category alone. The same thing goes with real estate; you need to expand and diversify your real estate portfolio to lessen the impact of any downturn. It has been shown time and time again that being prepared helps beat future recessions. Real Estate Portfolios A real … [Read more...] about Expanding Your Real Estate Portfolio: Types Of Real Estate To Consider
DAVOS, May 22 (Asia News Network): The war in Ukraine, as well as the pandemic and the quick economic rebound in its aftermath, significantly disrupted energy transition efforts. This has left the world in one of the most severe energy crises since the 1970s, said the World Economic Forum (WEF) in a new report titled Fostering Effective Energy Transition 2022. The pace of energy transition needs to be supercharged for the world to keep to its sustainability goals, it noted. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres drew attention to the energy crisis in an address last week (May 19), noting that Russia's assault on Ukraine will likely have major implications for global heating targets. Many countries are stepping up the use of coal or imports of liquefied natural gas as alternative sources to Russian energy, he noted, calling the short-sighted rush to fossil fuels "madness". WEF, in its latest energy transition report, called for urgent action by both private and … [Read more...] about World in one of the most severe energy crises since 1970s, says WEF
JAKARTA, May 22 (Jakarta Post/ANN): Indonesia’s student movement is struggling to retain its role as an agent of change, as previously united fronts fragment and alliances with the governing elite are nurtured, not avoided. Over the past five years, a number of student demonstrations have been staged in protest of state policies deemed detrimental to the welfare of the people and to democracy. However, these protests have either been ignored by policymakers or have been met with state violence. During the 2019 #ReformasiDikorupsi (reform corrupted) protests in opposition to several controversial pieces of legislation, for instance, university students took to the streets in cities across the country alongside workers’ and farmers’ unions. The students opposed the electoral candidacy of former graft busters, as well as plans to revise the Corruption Eradication Commission (KPK) Law and the Mining Law. They also called for ongoing human rights abuse cases to be resolved and for … [Read more...] about Indonesia’s fractured student movement losing power to effect change