Ertan Enginalev | Laurels Are For Losers

Be A Bestie

Everyone has an agenda. What that agenda is makes all the difference.

Periods of Profound Change are Always Characterized by Resistance and Uncertainty.

About Ertan

Champion of Benevolent Hostility / Underdog

Ertan Enginalev is a German-born Turkish-American activist hedge fund manager. An agitator for growth known for his unique position in the investment profession built on benevolent hostility, he has served as an outside advisor to CEOs and boards around the world for more than 20 years.


Readers in more than 20 countries have already discovered and shared Ertan’s observations more than 40,000 times.

Laurels Are For Losers

What’s Fueling You?

Mission Behind The Agenda

Every business has an impact on society and the way that people live their lives — from the products and services they deliver to the way they operate. The timeless sense of purpose and the constant call for renewal will be the thread that connects successful organizations across decades and across generations. The important point to remember is to do what’s right rather than what’s popular or politically correct; which — in the long run — will always be more important than being the toast of the golf course.

Ertan’s Initiatives