Archive for February, 2010

Business models beyond profit & Social Entrepreneurship

Business models beyond profit & Social Entrepreneurship

This is a very important presentation made by Alexander Osterwalder at Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany for the impACT program. Examples reviewed include Kiva, Grameen Bank, Wise and many more. Although it may look like it is more dedicated… Read more

How to Get Things Right!

How to Get Things Right!

Yesterday I was viewing the Daily Show with Jon Howard and he interviewed Atul Gawande on his book . One of the most interesting things I heard was about the results of using checklists in Hospital’s ICU and in healthcare in general. Explored… Read more

Federal Europe

Federal Europe

Even if most of the Europeans are against the idea of a Federal States of Europe. Even if harmonizing Social Security and Laws is a daunting task almost impossible. Even if the language, cultural and historical provincialism barriers seems… Read more

A culpa morreu solteira

A culpa morreu solteira

Mais uma vez a culpa morre solteira neste país e os intervenientes são chutados para o alto e enviados em “missão estratégica” para a longínqua, distante, nublada Europa. É inacreditável que a pessoa que falhou rotundamente como… Read more

The Lorem Ipsum Saga

The Lorem Ipsum Saga

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Trondheim: A realistic or idealistic biodiversity “target”?

Trondheim: A realistic or idealistic biodiversity “target”?

Recent echoes on the on-going discussions about setting a new target for Biodiversity in 2020, make us think the question seems to be if the target must be either realistic or something more close to the ideal we want to achieve. Indeed a… Read more

Ethics, integrity, broken societies and potential solutions

Ethics, integrity, broken societies and potential solutions

One of the things I talk about in my new book, The Leadership Test, is the fact that many, if not most, societies in the world are endemically corrupt. Corruption has spread like cancer throughout the system. It influences, alters, or stops… Read more

URGENTE! Diversidade de Acções para Cuidar a Biodiversidade

URGENTE! Diversidade de Acções para Cuidar a Biodiversidade

Esta apresentação insere-se no tema geral do conceito e da ética do “Cuidar”, tratando-se aqui de cuidar da natureza e cuidar o futuro do planeta Terra. Apresentada no Ciclo de Conferências “A Dimensão do Cuidar na… Read more

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