Comparison of construction downturns – ONS

These statistics from the UK’s ONS are WELL WORTH A READ. Check it out!

Comparison of construction downturns – ONS.

However, I think that the explanation for the construction industry‘s exceptional weakness in this downturn is wrong. The construction industry has been savaged because of excessive austerity and large banks not functioning effectively.

To turn this to a positive open question:

Is the UK going too see a construction boom on the back of government guarantees for home loans?

Any thoughts?

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The Best Path to Success is Your Own – Gianpiero Petriglieri – Harvard Business Review

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This is an interesting article in the Harvard Business Review that warrants a read. Check it out!

The Best Path to Success is Your Own – Gianpiero Petriglieri – Harvard Business Review.

In my view, the article only paints part of the broader picture – it ignores the reality that jobs or entrepreneurial start-ups are harder for today’s youth generation –  not everybody has the financial, intellectual resources  and perhaps privileged connections to take on an MBA at Harvard Business School.

What do you think?