Is multitasking the new way of working?

I recently watched a video promoting a new software, the “next generation business software”. During the video, notifications appear -very- often allowing for a fast change in the flow of work. This can be seen as helping the user to multitask (positive view) or distracting the user from the important tasks (negative view). In this article I’ll present some ideas pro multitasking and some … Read More

When being polite is hiding

When a sentence starts with “Can you …” I become suspicious: Rarely what you read is what is said. Most of the time can you translates into “I know you can, so do”  or simply “DO IT!”.

How much money do i need to open a startup?

extraordinary measures

Are you afraid that to open a startup you’ll have to dig into your family saving? Will it force you to risk all you’ve saved so far? Will you have to take days off to do all the bureaucracy? 

A quote for the weekend

juggling some five balls in the air

Have a fantastic weekend.  “Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends and spirit – and you’re keeping all of these in the air. You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the … Read More

How to split tasks with your spouse

The division of tasks at home can be a cause of frustration, you can hear sentences like “You were supposed to do this” or “Why is this not done?”. With my wife Anya we solved it!

How to be creative in 2 minutes

Storm

If you think that you cannot have lots of ideas while on a meeting or without a brainstorming session of 1 or 2 hours with 5 colleagues, then I hope to change your mind in the next 200 words.

Internet of Thing explained in one sentence and one example

Faster faster

Internet of Things (IoT) is when two computerize systems talk to each other without human intervention. A machine to machine dialog.  A very positive example for IoT.  Imagine someone close to you is in an ambulance. The driver is doing his best to slalom between cars, every second counts, every moment is a step towards safety or the end. In a … Read More

Be a successful team, be like an orchestra

Follow the music

All the business books, conferences and experts will talk about the leader leading, the team to be diverse and to hire people smarter than you. But if you ask for examples, you’ll only get confused answers. Yesterday was a Eureka day, I found the analogy that connects -my- dots.