Category Archives: addiction

When enough isn’t enough. More Stella, more Zalando, more share, more profit.

We have all been raised to grow; in good health.  Most of us have also been developed to perform well at school, to find a great job, to excel in a professional career, to make nice money and to have … Continue reading

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This weekend we are closed.

‘Pete, please send me updated 4Q2013 sales figures by country for EMEA by Sunday evening. I have Exec meet with Board on Monday. Tnx and enjoy the rest of your WE. John.’ It was only a short beep on Pete’s … Continue reading

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Digital detox holidays

4 not-completed tasks, 3 outstanding calls, 63 unread messages and 2 more meetings to go for today. Due to the late arrival of the incoming plane –it’s always the same song- I have spent two hours at the Zurich airport … Continue reading

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