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Why is the Irish border such a tricky subject in the Brexit negotiations?

Why is the Irish border such a tricky subject in the Brexit negotiations?

On the 29th of March 2019, the Brexit will become official and the UK will leave the European Union. Before this day, the UK and the EU will have to make a lot of rules and regulations concerning Great Britain’s leave. The best and easiest […]

My board year as External Affairs Officer

My board year as External Affairs Officer

Hi there, As most of you know will probably know by now, my name is Tom Greenhead and I have been part of the board of Asset | International Business & Management as External Affairs Officer since January. In this article, I would like to […]

My year as Vice-Chairman at Asset | IB&M

My year as Vice-Chairman at Asset | IB&M

It is November, which means that for the past 9 months already I have had the amazing opportunity to be the vice-chairman of Asset | International Business & Management. In this blogpost, I am very happy to tell you more about what has made this […]

The rise of Schiphol Airport

The rise of Schiphol Airport

With over 60 million passengers a year, Schiphol airport is one of Europe’s leading airports. Only Heathrow Airport in London and Charles de Gaulle in Paris transported more passengers in 2016. However, there seems to be some problems surrounding Schiphol’s policy. Last April there was […]

My experiences as chairman of study association Asset

My experiences as chairman of study association Asset

Introduction In spring 2016, I had been living in Tilburg for eight months, and enjoyed the student life. About one year ago, April 11th, I chaired a committee that organised the Asset Conference. It was the first experience I had with organising such an event. […]

A jeopardous delusion

A jeopardous delusion

Will Britain resist the forbidden fruit? BREXIT 2016. On June 23, Britain is facing a decision of a potentially revolutionary dimension, the referendum on the country’s membership in the European Union. The portmanteaus word Brexit results from the combination of Britain & exit and occurred […]

Future of Chaebol: Past Miracle or New Era?

Future of Chaebol: Past Miracle or New Era?

As a first-timer setting foot on Asian ground, depending on where you are, one might be surprised at how modern and industrialized it is. I remember arriving in Seoul and needing a second to take in the modern infrastructure, insanely high buildings and blinding lights, […]

9. Start-Ups: The Google Winning Team

9. Start-Ups: The Google Winning Team

By now you’ve probably come quite far with your startup idea already. You and your co-founder have settled and realized that this business could possibly be a quite sustainable one. Maybe you’re the next Larry Page and Sergey Brin. Maybe you’ve experienced growth just like […]

8. Start-Ups: Revenues and Economic Sustainability

8. Start-Ups: Revenues and Economic Sustainability

Revenues. It is the most hated but also the most loved word for newly started startups. Probably from the start you will be selling products your company produces, or providing the service you specialize in against a fee. And this handicraft way of operating your […]

7. Start-Ups: Company Intermezzo: Bungalo

7. Start-Ups: Company Intermezzo: Bungalo

Okay, enough with all the theoretical aspects of a start-up. Time to look at real life now. Yes, using some theory in building a business is important and it will definitely guide you through some difficult steps and bridges. Also the theoretical knowledge is a […]

6. Start-Ups: The Traction Trap

6. Start-Ups: The Traction Trap

Traction. If you’re very serious about this business that you want to start, you probably have come across this word already. As soon as you launch the business you will hopefully see some traction happening. If it is an app that you’re launching, you’ll see […]

5. Start-Ups: Competitors or Monopoly?

5. Start-Ups: Competitors or Monopoly?

You’re walking in the grocery store, it’s been a while since you did groceries. You have to go to a meeting in 15 minutes so there is not much time to waste effort on what you take for breakfast tomorrow morning. Here is where traditional […]

4. Start-Ups: Product vs. Business Design

4. Start-Ups: Product vs. Business Design

  “Design is creativity mixed with strategy” – Rob Curedale   “Design is not what it look like and feels like. Design is how it works.” – Steve Jobs   It is time for some story telling. Once upon a time there were 3 guys […]

3. Start-Up: Million-Dollar Thinking

3. Start-Up: Million-Dollar Thinking

Stop right here. And think. Yes, start-ups have to move fast. And yes, the competition also moves fast. Start-ups have the advantage over large organizations that they can move fast, there is no bureaucratic hierarchy, and the risk stakes are much lower. The power of […]

2. Start-Ups: The Million-Dollar Team

2. Start-Ups: The Million-Dollar Team

If you are reading this, then congratulations! As mentioned in the first blog post Start-Ups are all about not giving up on your idea! Showing courage, wanting to keep going, that’s where the amateurs drop out. If you haven’t read the first post, read it […]