ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #7 Vikas Shah.

Vikas is one of the regular writers at BA, tasked with providing the inflight guide to all things entrepreneurial and motivational. Vikas Shah is the consummate professional: Financier, government advisor, investor and philanthropist, he is an exceptionally kind, charismatic, intelligent, and unique individual. Continue reading ALFIES Folk : a series of interviews with our members. #7 Vikas Shah.

10 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Dinner Party

1. Keep it simple

As impressive as it may read on the page of that Michelin-starred chef’s cookbook, dinner parties are not the time to attempt something new! Stick to what you know and you’ll feel a lot more confident and at ease in the kitchen. Continue reading “10 Steps to Hosting the Perfect Dinner Party”

ALFIES Folk: a series of interviews with our members. Indre Butkeviciute.

This week we met with our fellow member Indre Butkeviciute, a financial advisor with a background in wealth management and a founder of LilyAdvisory.com, a wealth management and investment advisory company for women. Continue reading “ALFIES Folk: a series of interviews with our members. Indre Butkeviciute.”

ALFIES Folk: a series of interviews with our members. James Gordon.

We are pleased to present the first in a series of interviews that take a look at the lives and careers of our members.

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Dopamine Investors

By Plamen Monovski

In 1996, the world chess champion Garry Kasparov sat down to play a match against Deep Blue, IBM’s supercomputer. In the 1997 rematch, Deep Blue won. The machine, which could think 200 million moves ahead, had learned to mimic the thought process of its genius opponent.  In chess, where chance plays no role, machine trumped man. Continue reading “Dopamine Investors”