A world full of adventures is waiting for you!
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced
Summary: Beating The Business Cycle Lakshman Achuthan and Anirvan Banerji - cover

Summary: Beating The Business Cycle Lakshman Achuthan and Anirvan Banerji

Must Read Summaries

Publisher: Must Read Summaries

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

Summary

This work offers a summary of the book "BEATING THE BUSINESS CYCLE: How to Predict and Profit from Turning Points in the Economy" by Lakshman Achuthan and Anirvan Banerji.
Lakshman Achuthan is managing director of the Economic Cycle Research Institute, a private research group which analyzes business cycles and sells its research to Fortune 500 companies, major fund managers and government agencies. Anirvan Banerji is director of research at the Economic Cycle Research Institute.
Many people now assume the business cycle has been mastered, and there is no need to worry about economic recessions or recoveries any more. This pointofview, however, might be overly optimistic. The economy will continue to rise and fall in the future, and those who accurately forecast these future turning points will have the greatest opportunity to position themselves advantageously.
In Beating The Business Cycle, Achuthan and Banerji give concrete advice on how to use the ebbs and flows of the general business cycle advantageously. It will help you break from the pattern of basing economic decisions on the recent past, and will show you how to use a decisionmaking framework that can see through the delusions of the crowd, and anticipate the next turn in the economy.

Other books that might interest you

  • Communication in the Workplace - Everything You Need To Know About Effective Communication Strategies At Work To Be A Better Leader - cover

    Communication in the Workplace -...

    Shirley Cole

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Discover The Power Of Communication And Master The #1 Leadership Skill To Success…
     
     
     
    Are you 100% aware of your character traits and how they influence your leadership?
     
     
     
    Have you ever run into miscommunication issues with the team you lead?
     
     
     
    On a scale from 1-10, how good would you rate your communication skills?
     
     
     
    …
     
     
     
    If your answer is not 10, you’ve already left money on the table.
     
     
     
    Effective communication is an integral element of professional success.
     
     
     
    No matter if you define success through profit or impact, every leader needs to apply certain skills to properly get their message across.
     
     
     
    Unfortunately, you are not born as someone like Tony Robbins who can motivate hundreds of people to change their lives through the message he spreads.
     
     
     
    First of all, he wasn´t born with this skill either.
     
     
     
    And second of all, no one else is.
     
     
     
    Effective communication is a soup of psychological insights, simple nonverbal and verbal tools to successfully deliver, receive and understand an intended message. 
     
     
     
    If you know how to eat the soup, you´ll be able to erase all kinds of drama from your workplace and only focus on creating profit and positive impact.
     
     
     
    Fortunately, good communication skills are not written in your DNA. They are an easily attainable skill set that can be learned faster than you think…
     
     
     
    ...if you know where and how to start.
     
     
     
    In “Communication in the Workplace”, you´ll discover:
     
     
     
    - How to speak a language that no one will ever misunderstand
     
    - How to increase your likeability as a leader without losing your authority
     
    - How to create a team of warriors who love to fight for your ideas
     
    - How to skyrocket your sales and hack your customer's brain
     
    - How to overcome communication barriers even if you have to deal with the most difficult people
     
    - How to ask the right questions and never fear not getting a response
     
    - The 93% that is responsible for effective communication (hint: not your words)
     
    - How to become a master in public speaking and own the stage like Tony Robbins
     
     
     
    And much more.
     
     
     
    Effective communication is not only a way to deal with conflicts.
     
     
     
    Even if you have a great relationship with all your team members, you most likely still lack in client relationships, profitability or engagement.
     
     
     
    Integrating effective communication tools into your messages will help your business to survive tough times and give a step up in good times.
     
     
     
    Be proactive and prepare yourself before you fall into the communication trap of leadership.
     
     
     
    If you want to know how to deliver, send and receive messages in the role of a leader, then check out this book right now!
    Show book
  • The Richest Man in Babylon - cover

    The Richest Man in Babylon

    George S. Clason

    • 1
    • 5
    • 0
    From the importance of savings to the essentials on how to become wealthy, this collection of famous Babylonian parables imparts timeless financial wisdom. It offers insights on how to become wealthy and how to attract good luck and discusses the Five Laws of Gold. Acclaimed as a modern-day classic, this celebrated bestseller offers an understanding of—and a solution to—your personal financial problems that will guide you through a lifetime. It's entertaining and easy to read.
    Show book
  • Einstein in His Own Words: 100+ Quotes (Albert Einstein Quotes) - cover

    Einstein in His Own Words: 100+...

    Markkus Rovito

    • 0
    • 3
    • 0
    ABOUT THE BOOK
    Albert Einstein was born in 1879. By the time of his death in 1955, the world Einstein was born into would be completely foreign to him. Scientific breakthroughs and advancement over the 76 years of his life permanently changed the world.
    While Einstein was regarded as brilliant by both his contemporaries and predecessors, Einstein had a humble assessment of his mental faculties. 
    Einstein published his theory of relativity in 1905, at the tender age of 26, and years later it was all but validated by the scientific community at large. Yet, the source of his greatest triumph also lead to his greatest sources of consternation.
    MEET THE AUTHOR
    Markkus took a degree in journalism and ran with it, covering topics such as music, technology, business, health and the future for a variety of print and online publications, including Remix, MaximumPC, DJ Tech Tools, Charged EVs, San Francisco Business Times, Philadelphia Weekly, Mac | Life, MacHome, Electronic Musician, and others.
    He likes to make music, funny voices, and people's days. He generally keeps a baseline healthy lifestyle going, and then experiments from there. Other interests include world travel, world shifts, and world non-domination. As a rule, he's more well rounded than he used to be. He's also currently training for a half marathon, and when finished will be halfway proud.
    http://www.facebook.com/markkus.rovito
    Twitter: @treefitty
    EXCERPT FROM THE BOOK
    "It is just as important to make knowledge live and to keep it alive as to solve specific problems."
    Contact between the intellectual and the masses must not be lost. It is necessary for the elevation of society and no less so for renewing the strength of the intellectual worker; for the flower of science does not grow in the desert."
    "I am only coming to Princeton to research, not to teach. There is too much education altogether, especially in American schools. The only rational way of educating is to be an example—of what to avoid, if one can’t be the other sort."
    The wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations, produced by enthusiastic effort and infinite labour in every country of the world. All this is put into your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it on to your children. Thus do we mortals achieve immortality in the permanent things which we create in common."
    ...buy the book to read more exclusive quotes!!
    CHAPTER OUTLINE
    Einstein in His Own Words: 100+ Quotes
    + Introduction
    + On Knowledge and Education
    + On Science
    + Einstein's Humility
    + ...and much more
    Show book
  • Banking on the State - The Financial Foundations of Lebanon - cover

    Banking on the State - The...

    Hicham Safieddine

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In 1943, Lebanon gained its formal political independence from France; only after two more decades did the country finally establish a national central bank. Inaugurated on April 1, 1964, the Banque du Liban (BDL) was billed by Lebanese authorities as the nation's primary symbol of economic sovereignty and as the last step towards full independence. In the local press, it was described as a means of projecting state power and enhancing national pride. Yet the history of its founding—stretching from its Ottoman origins in mid-nineteenth century up until the mid-twentieth—tells a different, more complex story.
    
     
    Banking on the State reveals how the financial foundations of Lebanon were shaped by the history of the standardization of economic practices and financial regimes within the decolonizing world. The system of central banking that emerged was the product of a complex interaction of war, economic policies, international financial regimes, post-colonial state-building, global currents of technocratic knowledge, and private business interests. It served rather than challenged the interests of an oligarchy of local bankers. As Hicham Safieddine shows, the set of arrangements that governed the central bank thus was dictated by dynamics of political power and financial profit more than market forces, national interest or economic sovereignty.
    Show book
  • The Face of the Business - Develop Your Signature Style Step Out from Behind the Curtain and Catapult Your Business on Video - cover

    The Face of the Business -...

    Rachel Nachmias

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    In The Face of The Business women learn how to:
    Dress like the brilliant expert they already are – and get compensated accordingly
    Know exactly how to choose their best styles and avoid the rampant fashion myths that undermine their results
    Finally get their wardrobe working for them and their business
    Leverage their beauty potential on camera to attract thousands, or even millions of viewers
    Develop their signature style and never let their appearance hold them back again
    Show book
  • Meetings that gets Results - Plan & Moderate - Hold Visual Meetings with Creativity & Focus Conduct Discussions & Conferences Effectively & Efficiently Successfully Write Minutes - cover

    Meetings that gets Results -...

    Simone Janson

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    THIS BOOK OFFERS YOU: Knowledge compact in a quick overview on the topic as well as advice tested in practice. The book helps you to make decisions step by step, to succeed & and contains numerous overviews & checklists to make it easier to read.
     ALL AUTHORS can be found in the table of contents in the book preview.
     PRESS & TESTIMONIALS ON THE EDITOR: Write a review on this book – more informations on berufebilder.de/en/press/. FAZ: "[Simone Janson] gives practical tips on how to reach your goals with less effort and make life easier. DIE ZEIT: "She also runs the blog Berufebilder.de, which is one of the most read blogs for profession, education & career in Germany. Hamburger Abendblatt: "Simone Janson knows her stuff! Rheinische Post: "If you are looking for orientation, you will find it here. amazingbytes: "I couldn't put down Simone Janson's book until I was completely through... unreservedly recommendable! PERSONALFUEHRUNG Magazine: "Simone Janson has compiled the most important rules. Press & Information Office of the German Federal Government: "Thank you for your super news-service. Dr. Margrit Bielmeier, MBHR Consulting: "Your great Best of HR-Berufebilder.de-Blog has been with me for years."
     CONTENT: Many go in, little comes out - this is a common prejudice about meetings. Because often lacking a clear structure and objective, self-acting dominate the discussion or the team can not get through to a decision. But not only as a manager, but also as an employee, with the right structure, you can contribute a lot to the success of a meeting and thus increase productivity considerably.
     TAILOR-MADE SERVICE! With our detailed special table of contents [see bookpreview], audifiles for listening [on our site] & additional material to the book, which you as a reader can find free of charge on Best of HR – Berufebilder.de® – read more in the book. Our members can find special information & individual help on their desired topic through berufebilder.de/en/academy/. Just contact us!
     ABOUT: Simone Janson is a publisher & one of the 20 most important German female bloggers according to Blogger-Relevance-Index & Wikipedia – also see her Wikipedia entry. She is Keynote Speaker, consultant for companies such as Samsung, OTTO or Randstad in HR communications & worked for various universities & business schools. Janson has [co]published more than 20 books with publishers such as Redline Wirtschaft, Springer Gabler or Bertelsmann, including the bestseller "The 110%-Lie", translated into several languages, as well as various teaching &  university books. She was also a columnist for DIE WELT, t3n & Wirtschaftswoche [Print & Online]. Her publishing house Best of HR – Berufebilder.de® [registered trademark] offers readers tailor-made information: With numerous books, an eLearning on Demand platform, the news service "Best of HR" & more than 300 internationally known authors. All information in German & English.
    Show book