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    All choices (including inaction) have consequences. We choose to run our businesses and organisations according to a set of Principles that make them more people friendly, resilient to recessions, and more. In a nutshell: we don't merely make a living, we make a life.

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Re-inventing the wheel: Why not? Many do | betaboston.com

July 10, 2014

http://betaboston.com/news/2014/07/09/re-inventing-the-wheel-why-not-many-do/ Examples of how the patent system around the world is stuffed, and stuff that shouldn’t get through, gets through all the time. Related Posts:No Related Posts

Work, Family, Health, Friends, Integrity

June 3, 2014

People are discussing whether the concept of “work-life balance” is disappearing. It is noted that the phrasing points to a …read the rest

Marketing blah: live webinar

May 21, 2014

What the blazes is that, a live webinar? Webinar… an atrocious word in itself, means an online/web seminar. As seminar …read the rest

The First Billboard in the World to Make Drinking Water out of Thin Air | Design for Good | Big Think

May 20, 2014

http://bigthink.com/design-for-good/the-first-billboard-in-the-world-to-make-drinking-water-out-of-thin-ai What would a great ad for a university of technology be? An ad, that itself, solves a problem through …read the rest

The Untold Story Of Larry Page’s Incredible Comeback | Business Insider

April 28, 2014

http://www.businessinsider.com.au/larry-page-the-untold-story-2014-4 Larry Page and Google aren’t Upstartas. But they, like Steve Jobs of Apple, are still interesting and we can …read the rest

To Tell Your Story, Take a Page from Kurt Vonnegut​ | HBR

April 20, 2014

http://blogs.hbr.org/2014/04/to-tell-your-story-take-a-page-from-kurt-vonnegut%E2%80%8B/ Businesspeople are often advised to turn their data into stories to make them more persuasive. And that is certainly …read the rest