Is it true that the best brands are technology companies or have technology inside?

Institute CSA & Havas Media Brand Study in France In a newly released annual survey from France — created by the Institute CSA on behalf of Havas Media — that identifies the top brands present in the lives of the French, … Continue reading

Interview with Ben Parr, Co-Editor at Mashable US

Highlights of 2010 and Preview of 2011 from Ben Parr Here is a quick interview I caught on the fly with Ben Parr, co-editor of Mashable US, one of the reference sites in new technology in the US.  Ben Parr … Continue reading

The E-volution of the Book… Kindle, Sony, Google weighing in

The evolution of all media is fascinating to follow, but today I am going to zero in on the printed word.  Whether it’s the future of magazines, books, mainstream newspapers or even research & professional journals, the internet platform is … Continue reading

Convergence – In search of the Uber Consolidation

Are you like me, Seeking the Consolidation & Convergence of all Applications, Tools and Electrical Wires? I enjoyed this article from Engadget “What Apple could learn from Palm Web OS” and it spurred me to consider my state of un-convergence, … Continue reading

SMS & Healthy Loving Relationships

After getting drummed into our heads that using mobile phones may be carcinogenic, I am increasingly encouraged by recent studies saying that using the text (SMS) function is good for you! For its immediacy, the acceptance of shorthand (and errors) … Continue reading

Typing Skills & Games – Credit to Lester Thurow

Typing not Stereotyping – A True Way to Advance… I have often wondered how my life might have been different had I not learned to type quickly and accurately. I will never forget a lecture I attended by Lester Thurow, … Continue reading

INSEAD – Celebrating the 15 Year Reunion (2008)

15 YEARS LATER : MY 15-YEAR REUNION AT INSEAD I have just completed my 15-year reunion at INSEAD in Fontainebleau. There were some 59 fellow classmates (out of about 205) who came in from 16 countries (3 came from Australia). … Continue reading

Emirates Airline: Superlatives for flight to Dubai

Wow! I felt like I actually rediscovered the pleasure of traveling yesterday. And, ironically, I did so going on holidays in the economy class of Emirates Airline, on a brand new Boeing 777-300ER. Expectations were totally outpaced. I was left … Continue reading

Left brain versus Right Brain

Are you left, right or whole brained? One of my favourite ‘business’ books in the past couple of years was “The Whole New Mind” by Daniel Pink. (@Amazon, 2005). What I enjoyed about this book was a revaluing of the … Continue reading