“Building personal relationships is still a very important aspect of business in the Czech republic” H.E. Ed W.V.M. Hoeks began his work for the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1978 and was among others posted at the Embassies of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe. Since the 5th of […]
“The most difficult thing was negotiating the change of procedure for appointing professors.” Biochemistry – is a field to which professor Dalibor Štys devoted his entire life. Besides being active in the universities, he’s also interested in state administration. In June 2013, he transferred from his position as head of the department to heading the […]
In the recent months, the return of the idea of a water corridor connecting the Danube, Odra and Elbe rivers through the area of the Czech Republic has awaken a broad interest in the Czech public. The project has been recently strongly fostered by President Miloš Zeman as well as by the incumbent government in […]
Dare to gain perspective in an increasingly noisy world The word “transformation” has been often used to describe the deep process that companies and individuals underwent since the beginning of the economic crisis in 2007. Without any doubt we can expect that the year that is about to start will continue to throw new challenges […]
The C-Suite. Near mythical in status. The Valhalla you reach in corporate life when you’ve made it. So, how do you get there?
The term “epic fail” gets bounced around a fair amount and probably means different things to different people. In my mind, an epic fail is when you fail to achieve a goal that’s an essential part of your life story. It might be the failure of a business you always wanted to start, or a […]
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the front-runner for the 2016 Democratic presidential ticket, according to most political pundits. The presidential hopeful’s husband, former President Bill Clinton, has made millions on lucrative book deals and more than $100 million on the speaking circuit. Secretary Clinton has recently begun to earn that kind of money […]
It’s a union that’s lasted 307 years, but England and Scotland could be heading for the divorce courts later this year. Arguments over money tend to generate the most heat in any separation, and the possibility of a Scottish vote for independence in September is already sparking a furious row between London and Edinburgh.
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“With confidence, you have won before you have started.” — Marcus Garvey
It’s like a scene out of “The Terminator.” Rows upon rows of giant robot arms weave in and out of a tightly packed assembly line of unpainted car skeletons. There are no humans in sight — just huge machines working in jerks and spasms, but quickly, each massive arm doing something different.
A revealing—and depressing—article in this month’s Harvard Business Review shows that no matter how much power female executives have accrued, or how much lip service male executives might publicly pay, family issues are still seen as a female problem.
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