SUMMIT OF MINDS

“A unique experience combining insights, wellbeing and investible ideas with a focus on the great outdoors.”

Just ended: the Families Summit of Minds took place in Quebec, Canada on
15-17 November, 2019.

Visit the Summit of Minds website for upcoming events.

The annual flagship event of the Monthly Barometer: the SUMMIT OF MINDS took place in Chamonix, France on 20-22 September, 2019

Every year, the Summit of Minds brings together 300 exceptional individuals
(drawn from the Monthly Barometer’s exclusive global network) in an exceptional place to:

- Better understand today’s world and our place in it -
- Get a sense of what tomorrow’s world will be like -
- Enhance our capacity to make better personal, investment and strategic decisions -

We set ourselves some ambitious goals – to inspire our guests with thought-provoking insights, to furnish them with tangible outcomes and to see them walk away from the Summit of Minds with at least:
a new idea | a new friend | a new project

Visit the Summit of Minds website for more information about upcoming summits and experiential travel.

View the 2019
Programme here

Get a taste of the 2019
Summit of Minds ‘conversation’

Go to the website for
more information

Once again, last year, our guests’ response to whether we had succeeded was a resounding “yes”! In 2018, 100% of our participants left Chamonix with a new idea and a new friend. Almost 80% initiated a new project (more often than not, a club-deal).

The Summit of Minds is by invitation only. To request an invitation, please email info@monthlybarometer.com

Our Weekly Selections

Weekly Selection
6 December 2019

The famous historian says that Cold War II started in 2019 and that, though the US and China can probably avoid a hot war, it is still a daunting prospect.
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Weekly Selection
29 November 2019

This is an interesting take that offers much food for thought on what the world will look like after the trade war - trade truce or not, the current economic struggle between the US and China will be protracted.
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Weekly Selection
22 November 2019

To get a precise and rigorous sense of the impact that the current trade war has on the US economy, this column is a must-read.
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Weekly Selection
15 November 2019

The anthropologist reviews Skidelsky’s “Money and Government: The Past and Future of Economics” – an impressive book that investigates the causes that might explain why the discipline of economics seems no longer fit for purpose.
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Weekly Selection
08 November 2019

We are proud to include this piece that is largely based on a series of encounters that took place at our last Summit of Minds in Chamonix.
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Weekly Selection
1 November 2019

Nouriel Roubini, The Allure and Limits of Monetized Fiscal Deficits, Project Syndicate, October 28, 2019 This is a topic that was widely discussed at the recent IMF Annual Meeting. Roubini argues the following: with the global economy experiencing a synchronized slowdown, any number of tail risks could bring on an outright recession.
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