Cem Basman brought this interesting article from Harvard Busines School to my attention: There is a new study out that measures the success of first time entrepreneurs versus repeat entrepreneurs. Quote: Successful entrepreneurs in the study had a 34 percent chance of succeeding in their next venture-backed firm, compared with 23 percent for those who […]
„Die Deutschen werden andere Autos fahren und anders wohnen, mehr Geld für Nahrungsmittel und die monatlichen Heizkosten ausgeben und härter arbeiten müssen,wenn sie ihren Lebensstandard halten wollen. Und vor allem: Sie müssen Energie sparen, bis es weh tut.” Der Spiegel, 7.7.2008
I found this on a bottle of Pret Orange Juice. In case you can’t see the image: ‘We believe air freighting fruit and veg is completely over the top. It’s unnecessary and with the exception of fresh basil leaves, we don’t do it.’ – I hope this attitude catches on.
Just received a nasty comment (anonymous) about unnecessary air travel to conferences. This exactly the point. I have not yet been to great conferences like reboot, SIME, leWeb, Picnic. But the few successful conferences I have attended just demonstrate the point that you can not replicate the experience via video conferencing. In fact, I need […]
Even the smallest regional commuter planes now come as jet. I recently had the pleasure to fly with a Dash 8 Q300. Did you know that the fuel consumption per passenger kilometer is considerably lower than on a comparable jet plane? Also, as these planes cruise at a lower altitude, I assume that the additional […]