A shark in your tank

The Japanese have always loved fresh fish, but the water close to Japan has not held many fish for decades. So to feed the Japanese population, fishing boats got bigger and went farther than ever. The further the fishermen went, the longer it took to bring the fish. If the return trip took more time, the fish were […]

Wealth does not pass three generations

I came across an interesting Chinese proverb and thought I’d share: “Fu bu guo san dai” Literally: Wealth does not pass three generations. Meaning: It’s rare that the wealth of a family can last for three generations (the 2nd may see the value of hard work, but the 3rd forgets it). Explanation: In business, the […]