Ernest Hemingway’s The Sun Also Rises is a grand novel about the “Lost Generation” of men and women, who came of age during WWI. It was published in October, 1926. Nonetheless, this is not a war novel, for it takes place after the Great War. Instead, it is an unusual love story, ahead of its time. Read more
A Fictional Business Case Study
Space Hotels, LTD. (SHL) was the number two hotel chain in the country. However number three and number four were always at its heels, trying to knock it down from its 2nd place. In other words the competition was something fierce.
Although I am currently reading “The Power of Myth”, which is essentially the transcripts from the outstanding 1988 PBS six-chapter TV series, in which famed journalist Bill Moyers interviews, mythologist Joseph Campbell, this will not be a book review. Instead, Campbell makes a savvy case as to why marriages fail, today. Read more
In 2009 I wrote a letter to an old friend about a question he asked, several years earlier, during Thanksgiving dinner. It was a strange question in that it was quite simple. And at first, I didn’t think too much of it. But as it turns out, it was a life changing one, for me. This led me to the interesting field of Collective Intelligence.
What lies ahead beyond Capitalism? How will this come about? Is there a simple unifying theory which we, mere mortals, can understand? It is possible that no such theory will ever exist perhaps because the subject is too complex. It is also likely that… Read more
Who are these Borg anyway? According to Wikipedia “The Borg are a fictional pseudo-race of cybernetic organisms depicted in the Star Trek universe.” They were cleverly designed to be an extremely powerful and evil race to fight against Star Trek’s “virtuous” Federation of Planets. Read more
After a long, long, long time an old friend of mine and I reconnected and rekindled an old friendship which has led us to share lots of fun war stories; via the internet. Tito Graffe is a world traveled Venezuelan-born Canadian avant-garde photographer, film-maker and writer residing in New York and Montreal. Read more
The sheer amount of management literature about Leadership is huge and it continues to grow. Leadership is covered from just about every angle, e.g. ethics, intelligence, heroism, cunning, character, risk, strength, meanness, weaknesses, spiritual, religious, sexual, psychological, historical and other traits ad infinitum. But, are they right? Read more