Tag archive for ethics

First snow!

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Value what?

Value what?

Funny how the Internet broke as much on Leonardo di Caprio’s Oscar as it did on working for free on Leap Day (unsure how Ennio Morricone’s award got a little less attention though). So much noise for celebrating the value attributed to the performance of a professional by…

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In loving memory of G-Dawg (aka Gerhard Engelbrecht)

This video is dedicated to a dear Friend who touched so many lives sharing his talent, mind and love. Thank You for the inspiration, G.

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Red & black light project

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The barefoot theory

The barefoot theory

Hoping the signs of summer actually settle for longer than two days (I know, we are still in the middle of spring in the Northern hemisphere), I already have set my mind on wearing flip-flops or sandals as much as possible. The funny detail these…

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Loyal and…

Loyal and…

The responsibilities of managing the procurement, for goods or services, include one detail that is not taught in school: dealing with a salesperson. This very fact would deserve a book dedicated to the potential customers (i.e. buyers). Being a salesperson is a rather tricky position…

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The controversy of daring

The controversy of daring

The idea is simple, and reminds me of something I heard many times while learning how to drive in Paris: if you do not dare, you die. Of course, that sounds pretty extreme and dramatic. Yet daring to break boundaries, not (necessarily) to be noticed,…

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Fake it until?

Fake it until?

As much as some mass media suggest honesty and genuine manners, this world keeps getting amusing at times. The recent joke around the sign language interpreter standing right next to world leaders during Mandela’s memorial service last week is both alarming and yet (granted, this may sound…

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The price-tagged rule that hurts

The price-tagged rule that hurts

Puzzled and a bit annoyed (in a first-world way, that is): after endless debates and lively discussions with friends and professionals around the idea of sharing, trading and even bartering, I got fined by a worldwide company I only knew of as a sponsor to…

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com·mu·ni·cate (k -my n -k t )

com·mu·ni·cate (k -my n -k t )

Before giving any speech, whether to one’s team or an assembly of “strangers”, the accepted rule is to prepare and know the audience. Seth Macfarlane got a sense of it at the Academy Awards ceremony this past Sunday, fully aware and determined he was only going to…

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