Financial Literacy



£13tn hoard hidden from taxman by global elite

A global super-rich elite has exploited gaps in cross-border tax rules to hide an extraordinary £13 trillion ($21tn) of wealth offshore – as much as the American and Japanese GDPs put together – according to research commissioned by the campaign group Tax Justice Network.

James Henry, former chief economist at consultancy McKinsey and an expert on tax havens, has compiled the most detailed estimates yet of the size of the offshore economy in a new report, The Price of Offshore Revisited, released exclusively to the Observer.

via £13tn hoard hidden from taxman by global elite | Business | The Observer.

Measuring An Employee’s Worth? Consider Influence!

The performance review of the future will include services like’s Chatter and its Influencers feature, which measures how much weight you carry among your peers.

Today, your performance review is based on things like sales numbers or number of goals met. Tomorrow, though, it could be based on something that until now has remained ephemeral: organizational influence…

via Measuring An Employee’s Worth? Consider Influence! | Fast Company.


10 Laws of Productivity

You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami would have little in common. In fact, the tenets that guide how they – and exceptionally productive creatives across the board – make ideas happen are incredibly similar.

via 10 Laws of Productivity :: Tips :: The 99 Percent.


How Hard Work in the Modern World Has Become a Scam

Americans work more hours than any other group in the Western world, but we’re not necessarily more productive. This has to change…

Business – Ellen Ruppel Shell – In Praise of Downtime – The Atlantic.


9 Keys to Business & Career Success

The most successful people in business approach their work differently than most. See how they think–and why it works.

9 Keys to Business & Career Success |


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