Business in Turkey

World, Turks On Verge Of Burnout

stress

Some half of the respondents to a large work-stress survey tell that the level of the pressure has risen from last year. A high level of stress is not only a burden on workers, but also on companies, says the research firm.   Respondents to a recent survey say that …

Read More »

The Power of Informal Market

informal-markets-in-turkey

I recently watched two TED talks by Robert Neuwirth, a journalist whose main interest and focus lie on squatter cities and System D or commonly referred as informal economy. The first talk dates back to 2005 and gives vivid examples on squatter neighborhoods in Mumbai, Rio and Istanbul.   In …

Read More »

Turkey’s Got Talent By Nick Slepko

expat voices

June 1, 2012 Turkey has increased its billionaires by 50% in the same time it has taken Warren Buffett to raise a similar amount in corporate welfare from US taxpayers.  Despite the last several years of global financial angst, Istanbul is currently home to 38 billionaires (ranked seventh worldwide), none …

Read More »

One Language One Person by Ela Erozan Gursel

One Language One Person

I am a firm believer in the saying ‘one language one person.’ I believe that people should learn foreign languages in order to understand the world. Learning a language means more than being able to communicate with a foreigner, it lets you enter a new world of tradition, culture, history, …

Read More »