Whenever I meet people from different walks of life these days, there is this hint of gloom. People in general do not have too many positives to talk about. In their personal and professional lives. The topics range from job insecurity, recession, negligible growth, not enough money, unemployment, terrorosm, inflation, uncertain future and depleted resources. So I started doing some online research to find some positive data. Decide for yourself. We are living in the most peaceful [...]
Archive for May, 2012
Ever try to squeeze your hand into a Pringles canister and feel the consequences? Well guess what! The problem has been solved. You just twist the bottom, and it pushes the chips up. Why didn’t we think of this sooner??
When it comes to confronting the complexities of today’s business environment, chief executive officers from 64 countries say they count openness, transparency and employee empowerment as the primary requirements for success. IBM’s global business services division has released its 2012 IBM Global CEO Study containing responses from more than 1,700 CEOs worldwide that concludes corporations are catching up with how consumers and employees like to engage. As a result, the pressure’s on for corporations and [...]
This is the text of the Commencement address delivered by Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, on June 12, 2005 at Stanford Uni. The message will remain evergreen. I am honored to be with you today at your commencement from one of the finest universities in the world. I never graduated from college. Truth be told, this is the closest I’ve ever gotten to a college graduation. Today I want [...]
From a TED talk by Eric Elias. Imagine a big explosion as you climb through to 3000 feet. Imagine a plane full of smoke. Imagine an engine going clack, clack, clack,clack, clack, clack. It sounds scary. Well I had a unique seat that day. I was sitting in 1D. I was the only one who could talk to the flight attendants. So I looked at them right away, and they said, “No problem.” We probably hit [...]