Monthly Archives: December 2010

2010 is going – the acid test


2010 has only a few more moments to live. I always told my hairdresser – by far the best economist this side of the world – that it would not survive such a harsh winter as we are going through … Continue reading

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Doctor No


I was having a nice brunch with a few friends of mine and everything was going really well – nice food, great company – until I made the mistake of asking one of them a stupid question: “so, what is … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror on the wall


Christmas is just around the corner and you are about to write your letter to Santa. Sticking your tongue out, head slightly tilted on the side, you will slowly write in beautiful cursive letters your request for a management course, a … Continue reading

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Trip, fall, fail, learn. And start again.


Innovation is the word these days. Everyone wants to innovate. The 80’s had cost killers, the 90’s were into lean management. 2000 came with shared service centers and business process outsourcing. The 10’s had to have their buzzword. Do not … Continue reading

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