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The Cannabis Industry in America

The Cannabis Industry in America

The Cannabis Industry in America The legalization of weed has always been a topic of debate. In the Netherlands, weed is somewhat legal. It is legal to sell, but illegal to grow. In America, cannabis was, and still is, illegal. That last sentence does not […]

The Netherlands as a Tax Haven

The Netherlands as a Tax Haven

More and more, tax evasion is being discovered. But this phenomenon is worldwide still a big problem. For example, in the last year, the Panama papers came to light and they caused a lot of fuss in the tax world. Also, more and more multinationals […]

Europe’s got talent?!

Europe’s got talent?!

In the wake of the results of the Brexit referendum which was held on the 23rd of June last year, multiple businesses have been in a doubt about leaving London and settling in a major European city on the mainland. This is caused by the […]

What will 2017 bring to our economy?

What will 2017 bring to our economy?

What will 2017 bring to our economy? After a somewhat “depressing” 2016, the beginning of 2017 has started of quite eventful as well. With Trump’s inauguration, the ongoing crisis in the Middle East and the continuing Brexit discussion, the prospects for 2017 are quite uncertain. […]

Holiday shopping: exciting or extravagant?

Holiday shopping: exciting or extravagant?

With Christmas only a few days away it seems as if everyone has taken upon themselves to visit the local shops again. With the economy crawling out of its crisis, it seems like holiday spending is as huge as it has ever been. Due to […]

The Magic Bag

The Magic Bag

We all have encountered it sometimes. You have to choose between a well-known brand, or a brand that you just don’t know. You will automatically choose for the brand that you know. It is because you know the quality of this product and you are […]

Changes in personal transportation

Changes in personal transportation

                        Changes in personal transportation We are living in a world which is becoming richer and richer. During the past decades, we got spoiled. A few examples: healthcare became affordable for lots of people […]

Men and Women; an unfair business

Men and Women; an unfair business

Since the prehistory, there has always been a difference between men and women. The men were going for a hunt, while the women were caring for the kids and preparing a meal. But in the last decades, there has been a huge change in the working mentality […]

The Disruptive Potential of Drones

The Disruptive Potential of Drones

What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “drone”? I am sure, for many of you, it still has a negative connotation. You might think of warfare, espionage and surveillance. Indeed, drones were invented and first used for military and […]

BLOCKCHAIN: A Future for Banking?

BLOCKCHAIN: A Future for Banking?

Have you heard of Blockchain? Intrigued? You should be. This innovative, bitcoin-underpinning technology is guaranteed to stimulate interesting discussion in the realm of finance and banking. While the bitcoin project, introduced end October 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto, became a viable mode of transaction for global […]

An Interview with Ruud Sanders from AkzoNobel

An Interview with Ruud Sanders from AkzoNobel

On a rainy Thursday in January, we made our way from Tilburg to Arnhem, to one of the locations of AkzoNobel. AkzoNobel is a multinational company that specializes in paints, coatings and specialty chemicals. Their products can be found decorating and protecting buildings, bridges or transportation vehicles, […]

The Diary Affair Of The European Central Bank

The Diary Affair Of The European Central Bank

Even if the presence of diaries has been declining over years, most of the people will remember growing up with these little personal books, full of thoughts, experiences and memories. Well, unlike diary books of your childhood, the European Central Bank, or just ECB, keeps […]

Franchise Films in Hollywood: The True Awakening of the Force

Franchise Films in Hollywood: The True Awakening of the Force

What do Star Wars, Harry Potter, Pirates of the Caribbean, Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and James Bond all have in common? The listing above represents a strategic phenomenon that has dominated the trends in current film production in Hollywood. The success of film […]

Tax Evasion: A Serious Problem

Tax Evasion: A Serious Problem

The United States of America, labelled as the land of opportunity by some, is currently in the midst of the pre-election lunacy that takes place every four years; with outrageous statements by a man, whom I shall not name, taking the internet by storm far […]

From Academic Group Assignments To Global Teamwork

From Academic Group Assignments To Global Teamwork

What do you think about group assignments? If you are a university student, chances are high that group assignments will accompany you throughout your academic career. The objectives are well known: e.g. developing stronger communication and time management skills, learning how to collaborate and share […]