Have you ever thought to stop for a minute to think about what exactly is an asset? Most people think of assets that sit on the company’s balance sheet. Many people tend to think about assets from a financial point of view. Thankfully, over the last few years as we have improved our outlook on what assets are, largely as a result of carrying out risk assessments. Our views on assets have improved and we are more likely to think about the intangible assets as well as the tangible.