During my time working as an internal auditor in development aid, one of the key challenges of the organisation I was working for was the management of a lot of projects ... about 200 concurrent ones. And one of the key discussions about those projects, which were quite often - remember, development aid - implemented … Continue reading What is a feasible commitment for a team?
Contrary to predatory pricing models where the party bringing in the traffic invoices initial traffic at a high price, decreasing as the volume mounts, hospitality pricing models have found an equilibrium in that they succeed in balancing the pressure to sell by the hotel chain - bringing in the traffic - with the pressure to … Continue reading How the hospitality model saves the goose as well as its golden eggs
Innovation requires business angels and VC’s, but is also requires contexts in which innovation can occur more easily.
Paper or plastic? What you do believe lasts the longest? You may be surprised ...
Easy to use technology requires significant investment. This is less and less understood, but we should become more aware of it.
I don’t like paying taxes I have a confession to make: I don’t really like paying taxes. And I’m certain I’m not the only one. Each month, when my pay check arrives, I notice the difference between my gross and net salary. Living in Belgium, known for its elevated taxes, should have made me aware … Continue reading How governments can (and why they should) ensure right use of taxes
I’m sure you’ve heard this question before, in both personal and professional contexts: “Can you do this?” And the answer, most of the time, is obvious. It is a question as to capability (“Do you have the skills to do this?”) and capacity (“Do you have the time and/or the willingness to do this?”) Capability … Continue reading “Can” versus “Should”