Industries stuck in time

I read a post last week on Brandchannel entitled “Are Luxury Watches Stuck in Time?” which triggered a few thoughts including: How many luxury industries are stuck in time and what is the level of risk for the upper end … Continue reading

The Green Revolution(s) – Gre(at)en Article by Thomas L Friedman

I particularly enjoyed Thomas Friedman’s editorial in the New York Times (or International Herald Tribune) of June 25, 2009, entitled “The Green Revolution(s)”. For those of you are still not inclined to believe in the need to reduce man-made pollution … Continue reading

Parking Meter Cards in Paris – Way to recycle?

Another Idea for the Environment: Eco-Conscious Parking Cards I have long enjoyed the card machines that you use in Paris to pay for your street parking. Originally, you used coins to pay, then they introduced the prepaid cards (e.g. 10€ … Continue reading

Reflections on the Philippines post Christmas Holidays 2008 Visit

Reflections on the Philippines – Mabuhay Bloggers I have written in the past that the Philippines placed highly (6th) in the World Economic Forum 2008 global gender gap ranking. The report says in the latest publication: “…The Philippines is one … Continue reading