“George Soros is a moron”, screamed the headlines of the newspaper I was reading over breakfast sitting in Kuala Lumpur somewhere in mid-1997. This is the first time I had heard his name. The statement was made by the then Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mohamad Mahathir. That got my
Dr Lamba regularly writes articles and newspaper columns on topics related to finance, investments & taxation.
Women entrepreneurs must remember that The objective of running a business is not to generate sales but to generate profit. Unfortunately too many people focus completely on the ‘top line’, often times leading to disastrous results – the top line of the organisation is going up and the bottom line
Why is leveraging frowned upon? Leverage is a positive word. It is derived from an engineering term called ‘lever’. Its function is to provide magnification. Colloquially, in a financial context, leverage merely refers to using borrowed funds to finance operations. Financial leverage helps in accelerating profit. Leverage is derived from
Not many are aware that financial mismanagement is responsible for most business failures the world over. Perhaps as high as nine out of 10 businesses that fail, fail not because they had an inferior product, nor because their marketing was inefficient and also not due to labour problems, but because
There is a crying need for organisations to be financially intelligent. For sustainable growth financial intelligence must percolate across all levels within the organisation. It is an established fact that financial mis-management is the single biggest cause of business failures the world over. Let me today dwell upon why
Non-finance persons often wonder, “What is there to understand about profit?” One must know how to make and how to sell. Profit is the result. I am not at all underestimating the importance of the ability to make and sell. If you don’t know how to make and sell you
A selection of videos featuring Dr Anil Lamba speaking on topics of contemporary interest.