Tag Archives: Grandiosity

If you are an Empty Suit….: how can you look @ yourself in the mirror…?

Out of curiosity: A poll targeting all the Empty Suits, i.e. the MBA’s, sales guys, project leaders, managers, and marketing managers etc, all those who ‘govern’ businesses or operations, but without having a clue about those businesses or the customer’s, … Continue reading

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Systematic failure despite “perfect” systems

As my frequent readers know, I’m a keen sailor, and spend quite a lot of time at sea, in various types of vessels, ranging from high performance dinghies over yachts  to cruise ships.  I’ve also got a Maritime Deck Officer … Continue reading

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Cringely’s latest projection – the consequences of “focus on shareholder value”

Robert X Cringely on the consequences of relentless focus on “shareholder value”. The contemporary “business model” of most of today’s large enterprises, regardless domain, is based on relentless “focus on shareholder value” exlusively. And since the time horizon for that … Continue reading

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End of the Road

Want to understand the root causes of all the financial crisis the world has been experiencing lately….? A hint: epic greed combined with  FIAT money and Ponzi schemes…! This trailer gives you a synopsis for the full (55 min) documentary, … Continue reading

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NSA disclosure: is it Orwellian, or is it Huxley…?

Over the past few days, since the revelation of Big Government’s Big-Data surveillance of the citizens of the world, there has been many references to George Orwell’s dystopian novel “1984”, and that book is now soaring on Amazon’s list of … Continue reading

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NSA DISCLOSURE & public disinterest

I’ve been monitoring Swedish media today, particularily about any buzz on the Edward Snowdon disclosure of Big Government’s surveillance of citizens of the World. What really surprises me is the public lack of interest in this matter… At least in … Continue reading

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Four Horsemen Official Trailer

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The 27 Principles for necessary global political and economical change

The Director of “Four Horsemen“, Ross Ashcroft, a.k.a. “The Renegade Economist“, has provided a list of 27 principles to guide the change necessary in today’s global political and economic systems.

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The fate of empires

Great documentary, “The Four Horsemen” by Ross Ashcroft [“Systemfel som hotar världen”@Public Swedish TV – might be blocked for abroad viewing…?] on the state of the modern world, based on Sir John Glubb’s paper with the same name. According to … Continue reading

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Real Pro’s vs mere professionals

I’m constantly amazed by how many people sweating away their days in the businesses I’m involved with,  often refer to themselves as professionals, but equally often fail to act as such. Instead, many of these people often display a high degree … Continue reading

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