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Recognizing and capitalizing intangibles is the key to opening new financing opportunities for SMEs
Recognizing and capitalizing intangibles is the key to opening new financing opportunities for SMEs

Banking on intangible assets to build your business

By Robert McGarvey - Columnist - Troy Media
August 15, 2018 - 1:39pm

It’s commonly accepted that banks can’t finance small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) these days. Many SMEs lack the traditional collateral grade assets and/or reliable cash flow that banks need to write a commercial loan or extend a working line of credit.

Before jumping head-first into a team building session, ask yourself if it really going to resolve the issue
Before jumping head-first into a team building session, ask yourself if it really going to resolve the issue

3 situations when team interventions won't work

By Rebecca Schalm Columnist Troy Media
August 15, 2018 - 12:58pm

Leading a team requires a skill set that is completely different from that of managing direct reports, the people who work directly under you. I have worked for leaders who were great at galvanizing a team but really ineffective one-on-one, and amazing bosses who were terrible team leads.

How future changes in the structure of business and the nature of work could impact the environment
How future changes in the structure of business and the nature of work could impact the environment

The ecological upside to job automation

By Rohit Talwar - CEO - Fast Future
August 9, 2018 - 12:46pm

Replacing humans with robots clearly has a dystopian flavour. But could the successive waves of artificial intelligence (AI) and other exponentially developing technologies displacing jobs, ranging from banker to construction worker, have potential positives for the environment?

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