From the monthly archives:

May 2005

Top Manager

May 29, 2005

Claudia and I worked together on a telco project the last weeks and spend a hell of a time. One of the rare colleagues with whom working is like playing squash. I though she was joking at first, realised she was serious when I read her SMSes in South Africa and could only utter ‘respect’ […]

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Start scrutinizing the commodity markets

May 28, 2005

Looking for new and diversified investment opportunities for your hedge fund? Stay clear of India or Russia, but do start scrutinizing the commodity markets of China, Brazil, and Canada, where opportunities will abound over the next 10 years or so. And don’t overlook improved energy technologies. “If you’re investing in commodities, I would invest in […]

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Brick lane to Brazil

May 28, 2005

Siobhan and Jono arrived in Panama. Their flying experience made me smile, how I miss the Panamanian way of doing things (mind the pilot reading the newspaper upside down). The runway where they landed is just outside Ciudad del Saber. Wonder at what speed they’ll run down the brick lane from here; maybe we’ll meet […]

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A palabra

May 27, 2005

A palabra: How important is communication in everyday life, here we tell how with words we can change the destiny of life, things, everyday life. Just a big ‘thank you’ to all the people with whom I had endless chats this week. Hope all of you will visit, you’ll understand. Yep, you should have the […]

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Topmanager neurotransmitters

May 27, 2005

Far better advice than fish and chocolate, Claudia. ]]>

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Squatter communities

May 26, 2005

“Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, A New Urban World”. Neuwirth spent a year living in squatter communities. He lived in Rio de Janeiro (Rocinha favela) and Nairobi (Kenya). Would like to visit Rocinha when I’m in RIo. Will have to go alone, no one of my friends will join; unless Ana and Simone reconsider. But […]

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