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20+ years analyzing, forecasting complex
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Welcome!

My name is Jonathan.
I help people build assets.

20+ years analyzing, forecasting complex
assets across the global economy. Deals in
public and private equity, real estate and
commodity markets as well as advising
business leaders on 5 continents.

First time here? Read My Story
Jonathan Poland © 2024

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Business Efficiency Jonathan Poland

Business Efficiency

Business efficiency refers to the effectiveness with which a company or organization converts inputs, such as capital, labor, and materials,…

Competitive Markets Jonathan Poland

Competitive Markets

In a competitive market, multiple participants exchange value without any single entity having control over the market. This type of…

What is Demand? Jonathan Poland

What is Demand?

Demand refers to the quantity of a particular good, asset, or other value that market participants are willing and able…

Joint Ventures Jonathan Poland

Joint Ventures

A joint venture is a business venture or partnership between two or more parties. It is a collaborative effort in…

Original Equipment Manufacturer Jonathan Poland

Original Equipment Manufacturer

An OEM (original equipment manufacturer) is a company that produces parts or equipment that is used in the manufacture of…

Digital Goods Jonathan Poland

Digital Goods

Digital goods are products that are delivered and consumed in digital form, rather than as a physical object. These goods…

Cash Conversion Cycle Jonathan Poland

Cash Conversion Cycle

The cash conversion cycle (CCC) is a financial metric that measures the amount of time it takes for a company…

Competitive Advantage Jonathan Poland

Competitive Advantage

Competitive advantage refers to the unique advantages that a firm possesses over its competitors. In a highly competitive industry, firms…

Eye Contact as a Skill Jonathan Poland

Eye Contact as a Skill

Eye contact is a fundamental component of communication and a crucial social signal in human interactions. This is why it…