Category Archives: Human Capital

A New Year: Living Life, not Counting Time

“Every man dies, not every man really lives” – William Wallace (Braveheart)

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My American adventure: making an impact in Xela

Hola mis amigos It is Wednesday evening here in Xela, Guatemala. I am writing from my apartment, with my panoramic backdrop of the city surrounded by the mountains, the various shades of blue as the mountains and sky meet before … Continue reading

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My American adventure: back in the investment world

Hola mis amigos, Guatemala has me now. Once de la noche en Irlanda. Cinco de la tarde en Guatemala. Friday evening here in Xela, the heavens have opened up, so no better time to pen a few notes on what … Continue reading

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Leaving on a jet plane….

Every great adventure begins with a goodbye. So it is that I face a series of goodbyes over the next 10 days or so before I embark on my next great adventure, travelling across Central & South America. Later this … Continue reading

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Human Capital: An asset class in its own right

You are wealthy. You just haven’t realised it yet. The traditional way people think about their wealth tends to focus on their accumulated financial assets, i.e. savings, investments, pension, property or any other claim on ownership. Think of this as … Continue reading

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