Month: October 2011

The beauty and the detail

My kids cannot wait to see the first snow falling this year. Most adults fear it coming as an annoyance. The difference is, that while we¬† see ourselves in roadblocks and defrosting our cars in the first snow falls, our…

Learn from your children

I have the best two kids I could ask for, they give me more insights to life than any single book could. Every single day, their being reminds me of the responsibility we all have to safekeep our world –…

Modern technology and the impact on our relationships

Sherry Turkle – Professor of Social Studies of Science and Technology at the MIT – speaks about the impact that modern technology has on our relationships: she speaks about phantom phone ringing, where people are anxious to get more exciting…

People and numbers

People could not care less about numbers on a paper, unless it is about their own account statement. When I look at some of today’s management practice, I am wondering if we really got the message. People don’t follow spreadsheets;…

What difference will you make…

If words could change our world, we would have been saved on October 15, 1940.* Good things may take time, and big changes may even cross the Millenium. Yet don’t we all think, 70 years are enough time to THINK…

Steve Jobs 1955-2011

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Steve Jobs was not perfect, by any means he was not the iGod as some of his most enthusiastic followers would have labelled him. But whatever we may conclude about him as a person, he ultimately was a human being…