When collaboration goes wrong – Why the power of your network is vital

In today’s connected world, we have had to learn to find ways to break down silos, to work in networks and to collaborate with others. I believe that the power of your network is keenly related to your ability to … Continue reading

Sense of Balance – Astounding criminal justice inconsistencies

I love Eddie Izzard. Do you? In one of his absolutely best skits, dressed in his executive transvestite garb, in Dressed to Kill, Izzard says that we all know how to name and punish someone who murders one or several people. … Continue reading

Airline Advertisements – Who Can Afford to Experience Luxury Service?

Airline Ads — the good, the bad and the luxury In these trying economic times, one of the industries that will inevitably be hit hard (again), will be the airline industry. Whether for personal or business travel, there is likely … Continue reading

Fastest Rackets Sports in the World – Badminton or Rackets?

Which do you think is the fastest rackets game in the world? For many years, I have maintained that the 18th century game, Rackets (aka Racquets in American English), was the fastest rackets game in the world. I have generally … Continue reading

Airline Competition & Inflight Entertainment – How do they fare?

AIRLINE COMPETITION & INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT ARE YOU ON BOARD? As the competition for airline passenger dollars is only going to get worse — between higher oil costs, personnel issues & union negotiations, terrorism threats, ecological considerations [not to mention economic … Continue reading

MEDEF 2008 Conference “Think Big”: Is the USA Still a Giant?

Is the US still a Giant the right question? The plenary session of Wednesday evening August 27th at the MEDEF‘s Université d’Ete was entitled: Is the USA still a Giant? And the star-filled panel gave a very vivid and resounding … Continue reading