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  • Positively disruptive generation

    Positively disruptive generation

    Our young generation is one of “native speakers” of the digital language of computers, cell phones, tablets, video games, and of course the Internet. They have been called by many names: the N Generation (N for Net), or the Digital Natives. Whatever we may call them, our young people have proven that they are radically […]

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  • Potential Czech Resolves for 2015

    Potential Czech Resolves for 2015

    At the end of every year, at least some people usually take resolves for the year to come. Even if a part of the new year has already passed, it is worth while to shortly sum up (without any ambition of completeness) what potential resolves for 2015 might be taken in the Czech politics and […]

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  • Are leaders born or made? Or both?

    Are leaders born or made? Or both?

    “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.” – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night Which came first – the chicken or the egg? Do great leaders learn to be superb inspirational figures? Or is it all in the genes and do people with exemplary leadership […]

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  • BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VII

    BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VII

    Part VII: Life After College?! “When I was in college, I wanted to be involved in things that would change the world.”  —Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors   KEY CONCEPTS:  You don’t have to suffer the stress of deciding what to do for your professional life. There is a way early on to get […]

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  • Interview with Petr Dolínek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds

    Interview with Petr Dolínek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds

    Locals deserve a better Prague Petr Dolínek (1981) is the Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds since November 2014. Petr has been operating as a councilor at the City Hall since 2010, he also served one year as alderman for Social Affairs, Housing, and European funds. Since 1995 […]

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Interview with Petr Dolínek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds

Interview with Petr Dolínek, Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds

Locals deserve a better Prague Petr Dolínek (1981) is the Deputy Mayor of the City of Prague, responsible for transport and European funds since November 2014. Petr has been operating as a councilor at the City Hall since 2010, he also served one year as alderman for Social Affairs, Housing, and European funds. Since 1995 […]

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Interview with Tomáš Prouza, Secretary of State for EU Affairs

Interview with Tomáš Prouza, Secretary of State for EU Affairs

Before taking over the post of Secretary of State for EU Affairs, Tomáš Prouza was active both in private and public sector. He was Deputy Minister of Finance between 2004 and 2007, where he gained his nickname “Mr. Euro”, founded a well-known financial portal www.penize.cz, was one of the founders of financial consulting company Partners […]

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Positively disruptive generation

Positively disruptive generation

Our young generation is one of “native speakers” of the digital language of computers, cell phones, tablets, video games, and of course the Internet. They have been called by many names: the N Generation (N for Net), or the Digital Natives. Whatever we may call them, our young people have proven that they are radically […]

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Potential Czech Resolves for 2015

Potential Czech Resolves for 2015

At the end of every year, at least some people usually take resolves for the year to come. Even if a part of the new year has already passed, it is worth while to shortly sum up (without any ambition of completeness) what potential resolves for 2015 might be taken in the Czech politics and […]

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Business

Business News September 2014

Business News September 2014

DID YOU KNOW THAT…?   …new EU rules for cross-border debt recovery were adopted? In mid-May EU ministers adopted European Account Preservation Order that was proposed by the Commission in July 2011. This Regulation introduces new rules related to cross-border debt recovery that will help companies recover their claims across EU borders by allowing creditors […]

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Ales Graf

An Interview With Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, Chairman of the Board, Centropol Holding a.s.

Ing. Aleš Graf, MBA, is the Chairman of the Board and sole owner of the companies associated in Centropol Holding a.s. Among these is CENTROPOL ENERGY a.s., one of the largest alternative suppliers of energy. He was included among the top 72 best managers in the Czech Republic for the year 2013. Mr. Graf, you received […]

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Politics

Vladimir Putin makes a press statement and replies to journalists’ questions following the G20 summit

Vladimir Putin makes a press statement and replies to journalists’ questions following the G20 summit

Let me start with a few words about the results of our work. First of all, I want to thank our hosts. They really have created a good environment for the G20’s work, friendly and business-like at the same time. […]

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Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD

Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD

Vladimir Putin answered questions from Hubert Seipel of the German TV channel ARD. The interview was recorded on November 13 in Vladivostok. […]

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Culture

Nedělní Rudolfinum prozáří violoncellová hvězda Mischa Maisky a rozezvučí premiéra skladby Miroslava Srnky v podání PKF

Nedělní Rudolfinum prozáří violoncellová hvězda Mischa Maisky a rozezvučí premiéra skladby Miroslava Srnky v podání PKF

V Praze, 13. ledna – Hned dvě hudební lahůdky nabídne tuto neděli pátý abonentní koncert aktuální sezony PKF – Prague Philharmonia. Kromě šéfdirigenta Jakuba Hrůši opět stane v čele orchestru světový violoncellový virtuos Mischa Maisky, jehož s PKF spojuje dlouholetá úspěšná spolupráce, a svého premiérového uvedení se dočká čerstvá novinka současného českého skladatele Miroslava Srnky. To vše bude […]

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BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

BMW supports various cultural projects in the Czech Republic

Culture moves people; a driving force that connects and inspires The BMW also moves people. BMW offers customers independence through its products and moves people through the cultural activities the company supports. BMW believes the voices of those involved in art and culture are among those most important to society. These voices challenge us in […]

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Science

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

This Man Imagined The Internet In 1895

The Internet is a whole lot older than we originally thought.According to a new book, titled “Cataloguing The World,” a little-known Belgian entrepreneur named Paul Otlet envisioned a world wide web well before the computer (and the actual World Wide Web) was invented.

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Look, no driver: Google's new car

Look, no driver: Google’s new car

Google has revealed a prototype of its latest driverless car — and this one doesn’t even have a steering wheel.The car will only have a stop and go button. No steering wheel. No pedals. 

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Generace pozitivního rozvratu

Generace pozitivního rozvratu

Naše mladá generace patří mezi „rodilé mluvčí“ digitálního jazyka počítačů, mobilních telefonů, tabletů, video her a samozřejmě i internetu. Jsou jí dávána různá jména: generace N (N jako net) nebo digitální domorodci. Ať už jim budeme říkat tak nebo tak, mladí lidé se dnes určitě zásadním způsobem liší od všech mladých generací minulosti. Dnešní děti […]

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Možná česká předsevzetí na rok 2015

Možná česká předsevzetí na rok 2015

Na konci každého roku lidé obvykle přijímají předsevzetí týkající se následujícího roku. I když již část nového roku uplynula, má určitý smysl krátce shrnout (bez jakéhokoli nároku na úplnost), jaká potenciální předsevzetí na rok 2015 by si mohla vzít česká politika a společnost. Velká část potenciálních předsevzetí patří do sféry vlády a týká se domácích […]

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Rozhovor s Petrem Dolínkem, náměstkem primátorky hlavního města Prahy, zodpovědným za oblast dopravy a evropských fondů

Rozhovor s Petrem Dolínkem, náměstkem primátorky hlavního města Prahy, zodpovědným za oblast dopravy a evropských fondů

Pražané si zaslouží lepší Prahu. Petr Dolínek (1981) je od listopadu 2014 náměstkem primátorky hlavního města Prahy, zodpovědným za oblast dopravy a evropských fondů. Na pražské radnici jako zastupitel působí již od roku 2010, rok také vykonával funkci Radního pro oblast sociálních věcí, bytů a evropských fondů. Od roku 1995 je členem Mladých sociálních demokratů, […]

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Prohlášení Vladimira Putina pro tisk a odpovědi na otázky novinářů k výsledkům summitu G20

Prohlášení Vladimira Putina pro tisk a odpovědi na otázky novinářů k výsledkům summitu G20

  V. Putin: Dobrý den, vážení kolegové, dámy a pánové! Chtěl bych říci pár slov o výsledcích naší práce. Především musím poděkovat naším hostitelům. Vytvořili opravdu velmi příznivou atmosféru pro práci „dvacítky“, přátelskou a věcnou současně. Jsem přesvědčen, že naše práce se konala nejen ve velmi konstruktivní atmosféře, ale byla také účinná. Zastavím se krátce […]

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Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela

Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela

  Vladimir Putin odpověděl na otázky zástupce německé televizní stanice ARD Huberta Seipela. Záznam rozhovoru se uskutečnil dne 13. listopadu ve Vladivostoku. H. SEIPEL: (podle překladu) Vážený pane prezidente! Vy jste doposud jediný ruský prezident, který měl projev v Bundestagu. Bylo to v roce 2001. Vystoupení bylo úspěšné. Hovořil jste o německo-ruských vztazích, o budování […]

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Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

Interview with Alexandra Brabcová

This part of the series Ambassadors without a Diplomatic Passport focuses on persons who often significantly contribute to the success of talks among official representatives of States – people who draft background papers, engage in preparatory negotiations or interpret at the meetings. These men and women are not in the focus of photographers and TV […]

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Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

Rozhovor s Michalem Zahrádkou

„Schunk patří zaměstnancům a je to velice efektivní.“ Michal Zahrádka vede v Česku technologickou společnost Schunk, která se zaměřuje hlavně na uhlík, carbon, grafit a tribologii. Michal v minulosti pracoval i v oblasti bezpečnosti a dokonce vybudoval mezinárodní tým odborníků na prevenci a detekci hospodářské kriminality. Jak je na tom výzkum a vývoj v Česku? A jsou produkty, […]

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