Netherlands Economic Outlook

Netherlands Economic Outlook      (Focus Economics April 30,2019) The Dutch economy seems to have kept a steady pace of growth in the first quarter on the back of robust, albeit moderating, domestic demand. Private consumption likely eased in the quarter, despite retail sales growth remaining robust in the first two months of the year and despite…

Crecimiento y aprendizaje continuos

La investigación y experiencia en diversos ámbitos e industrias ha demostrado que una característica fundamental de las personas más efectivas (independientemente de cómo se mida esa efectividad) es el crecimiento y aprendizaje continuos. Esta característica es uno de los principales indicadores de potencial de desempeño futuro, especialmente en posiciones de liderazgo. Rara vez uno encontrará…

Blockchain’s Impact on HR and the Future of Work

Blockchain. Is it today’s annoying buzzword or a technology that’s going to change everything about the way we live, work, and do business? While we’re certainly not “there” yet, my vote is on the latter. So what is blockchain? It’s a digitally encrypted ledger that stores information publicly in groups called “blocks.” It’s completely decentralized…

Update on Brazil – October 2018 

Update on Brazil – October 2018  In a report published at the end of September 2018, the Brazilian Central Bank (and the IMF) reduced their annual economic growth forecast for Brazil for 2018 down to 1.4%, which is less than half of the projected global economic growth of 3.7% for the current year. The main…