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    Interview with Jan Hamáček, Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies

    “Unfortunately, it does not look as though we have yet reached the end of the crisis in Ukraine, but hopefully we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.” The Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies John Hamáček will head the lower house of the chamber for one year. Is he still devoted […]

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  • Interview with Daniel Kurucz, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Czech Railways

    Interview with Daniel Kurucz, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Czech Railways

    “Why should you travel by train? Just give it a chance…” Daniel Kurucz , chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Czech Railways, began his managerial career in the 1990‘s. He worked in many multinational enterprises e.g. Japanese Fujifilm, Carborundum, Swedish Engineering company Sandvik AB, and in Agrofert Holding. He also led companies […]

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  • MindMaze

    MindMaze

    On a quiet night in Prague just last week, a group of American students gingerly exited the metro and proceeded down an empty street towards a tall, abandoned building. In the darkness, there was no suggestion of what may be hidden behind the doors except for a small sign that stated: MindMaze – The Escape […]

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  • A trend that cannot be ignored

    A trend that cannot be ignored

    As I was doing research for my book about four years ago, I ran into a very interesting piece of data, industrialized countries were showing a trend of zero population growth or what many call “zero population replacement”. I looked in a little deeper and as I did so, I realized this issue was going […]

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  • BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VI

    BALANCE: The Business-Life Connection Part VI

    Part VI: Why You Hate Work! “Work without love is slavery.” — Mother Teresa KEY CONCEPTS:  Employee Engagement also known as Employment Enjoyment is by far the biggest lever in creating a fine-tuned, efficient and highly profitable enterprise. It produces the Triple Win, often called the People, Planet, Profit Model, wherein employees, the company and […]

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Interviews

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Interview with Jan Hamáček, Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies

“Unfortunately, it does not look as though we have yet reached the end of the crisis in Ukraine, but hopefully we can see the light at the end of the tunnel.” The Chairman of the Chamber of Deputies John Hamáček will head the lower house of the chamber for one year. Is he still devoted […]

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Interview with Daniel Kurucz, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Czech Railways

Interview with Daniel Kurucz, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Czech Railways

“Why should you travel by train? Just give it a chance…” Daniel Kurucz , chairman of the board of directors and CEO of Czech Railways, began his managerial career in the 1990‘s. He worked in many multinational enterprises e.g. Japanese Fujifilm, Carborundum, Swedish Engineering company Sandvik AB, and in Agrofert Holding. He also led companies […]

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MindMaze

MindMaze

On a quiet night in Prague just last week, a group of American students gingerly exited the metro and proceeded down an empty street towards a tall, abandoned building. In the darkness, there was no suggestion of what may be hidden behind the doors except for a small sign that stated: MindMaze – The Escape […]

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A trend that cannot be ignored

A trend that cannot be ignored

As I was doing research for my book about four years ago, I ran into a very interesting piece of data, industrialized countries were showing a trend of zero population growth or what many call “zero population replacement”. I looked in a little deeper and as I did so, I realized this issue was going […]

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Business

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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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Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin' HyunJoon

Past, Present, and Future of Korean Hiphop and B-boying dance, Poppin’ HyunJoon

One of the most well-known first generation of the street dancers in Korea, Poppin’ HyunJoon and his wife AeRi Park won an award at “2014 Creative Brand Award”  which was held by Korea CEO summit and supervised by CICON on the 29th of May. The couple was awarded in “Culture contents business sector”  for their […]

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Politics

European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stocks rise as elections wrap up

European stock markets moved higher Monday as election results rolled in from the European Union and Ukraine. Germany’s DAX index led the way with a 1.3% rise. Spain’s IBEX gained 1.2%, while France’s CAC 40 added 0.8%. The euro recovered from earlier declines against the dollar.

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Banned! 7 things you won't find in China

Banned! 7 things you won’t find in China

Change is afoot in China. Its leaders have promised a decisive role for markets in the huge economy, and recently lifted a 14-year ban on games consoles. But in many areas, there’s still a long way to go.

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Culture

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 […]

07/10/2014 More
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India – Lifestyle, final Part III

The Indians love celebrations and a year in India is carried in the spirit of many celebrations and markets. Nearly every day there seems to be some social event that often stretches late into the night, where fasting and light feasting go hand in hand. Not only during celebrations but also in daily life, the […]

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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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Rozhovor s Janem Hamáčkem

„Na konec krize na Ukrajině to prozatím bohužel nevypadá, ale snad je vidět světlo na konci tunelu.“ Předseda Poslanecké sněmovny Jan Hamáček bude v čele dolní komory jeden rok. Daří se mu stále věnovat „jeho tématům“ – tedy zahraniční a bezpečnostní politice? A co dnes nejvíce zajímá podnikatele, kteří se orientují na Rusko a Ukrajinu? […]

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Rozhovor s Danielem Kuruczem

Rozhovor s Danielem Kuruczem

„Proč jezdit vlakem? Zkuste to…“ Předseda představenstva a generální ředitel Českých drah, Daniel Kurucz, započal svou manažerskou kariéru už v devadesátých letech. Pracoval v řadě nadnárodních společností jako japonský Fujifilm, Carborundum, švédské strojírenské společnosti Sandvik AB nebo v Agrofert Holding. Vedl také společnosti v Indii, Číně, Kanadě a USA. Loni se stal výkonným ředitelem pro provoz […]

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THE CZECH – SAUDI BUSINESS FORUM

THE CZECH – SAUDI BUSINESS FORUM

November 5th, 2014 at Žofín Palace The subject of the first Czech-Saudi Forum held under the auspices of Jan Mládek, Minister of Trade and Industry is the development of strategic partnerships and business relationships between both countries. We would like to find new roads and ways of creating new opportunities in the market through strengthening relationships between the Czech Republic and Saudi Arabia. The main objective of the […]

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BMW carries the stars at the KVIFF

BMW carries the stars at the KVIFF

With two days to go before the opening of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, festival president Jiří Bartoška took delivery of a fleet of 60 BMWs from Dr. Josef Reiter, CEO of BMW Group Česká republika. From July 4 through July 12, 2014, this fleet – primarily composed of BMW 5 Series and BMW 7 Series, […]

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National Day of Morocco

National Day of Morocco

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Lions Club Prague Bohemia Ambassador

Lions Club Prague Bohemia Ambassador

Israel and Palestine through the eyes of a Czech cyclist.  

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5th President’s CFO Golf Tournament

5th President’s CFO Golf Tournament

5th President’s CFO Golf tournament welcomed players at Golf Park Dysina on Wednesday 10th September, 2014. The tournament had rich program such as many inserted individual competitions; champagne, Belgium beers and whiskey degustation. Fashion show introduced collection of Tamison London dresses and Italian swim wear.  Absolut winner was Laura Hošek who won membership for Quintessentially […]

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