Monthly Archives: October, 2007
People who know me, should also know I am quite keen on martial arts. I have practiced karate for 10 years and kung-fu for 4 years now. And many principles are quite transposable to business practices.
- Innovate! The unexpected hit is always the hardest to avoid. If you hit someone with your knee or elbow, [...]
Still going.Passengers stuck at the airport, waiting for their plane to come.Holidays wasted.“Why did I do to deserve that?” A strike at the worst moment with maximized inconvenience.
I am generally not supportive of strikes in France… and the concept of students going on strike usually brings a smile on my foreign colleagues face.It’s true people [...]
Yes. More than $90. Oil is really expensive.Why is that?We’re not really lacking oil. It’s just getting more and more expensive to extract.Okay now that I’ve given the reason for that title, I can talk about something else. I admit that’s not search engine friendly, nor reader friendly… But once again, I don’t write for [...]
It would have been nice if my blog had:
-A webcam on a drone following me 24/7-A little sequence with the best picks of my day, with music and comments from a voice off. “Vinh chooses strawberry pie, once again. Tough choice. Blueberry seemed nice. Oooooh….Oooooohh… He must have second thoughts now…”- A virtual avatar reading [...]
Most of the people have to work in domains where knowledge is power. You know something and you leverage it to gain something else.You surely know one of those infoholics, who would be so happy to show anyone they know something the others don’t. They trade info, like they would trade baseball cards. Spot them, [...]
You marry one… then you die. -That’s an ancient.
Wikipedia:Commodity is a largely homogeneous product, traded solely on the basis of price
I know that’s a pretty pessimistic point of view, but I got this one when I was working at American Express and saw what money could buy.Lifestyle, looks, friends, Women, enough to fulfill every step [...]
Working in the aeronautical industry, I know that going from point A to point B is not a straight and unique path. You want to take so many variables into account.Is the trip long? Am I going to be there on time and are you sure of that? Am I going to die during the [...]
One of the basics of Marketing is to match Supply and demand.1) I need a drink, I know Coke is refreshing, I want Coke.That’s Business to Consumer or B2C, also called irrational marketing, when used car salesmen use the same ol’ pitch again and again. Or when showing a naked woman taking a shower increases [...]
Joel Comm is making a free online reality TV. It is called the Next internet millionaire.Basically it is a mix of Survivor (see my post about it) and the apprentice.People want to get rich on the internet, they take crash courses and and they get eliminated until one remains and can make a Joint-venture with [...]
A friend of mine learnt that his name has been googled by his girlfriend’s aunt before they met.In that case, what do you want to appear as results?I do not want some stupid posts or compromising pictures of me being displayed, – if there were such things…I would like to choose what my image would [...]