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I am not done yet

I am not done yet

That could come out of the construction department looking after the venues in preparation of the 2012 Summer Games in London. The clock is ticking: 198 days left until the countdown shows “zero”. That could come from any hopeful candidate running for a special mandate, whether it…

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The call for depth

The call for depth

Typical teenager of my generation (in France), I fell for Luc Besson’s movie The Big Blue. For the longest time, I resisted to the phenomenon until a friend dragged me to watch it at Le Grand Rex on a cold Sunday. While I had not been impressed with…

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Dana White would probably disagree

Dana White would probably disagree

And that is ok. Mind you, I have never met him, and will be glad when it happens, as I have a few ideas to bounce off him. His name came up while training in my martial arts class last night: not because we, at…

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Happy she said no

Happy she said no

While many were playing with fireworks in their funny costumes to celebrate Halloween last night, I was having a delicious 3-course chocolate dessert dinner at a friend’s chocolaterie. After three years in business, she is gearing up in a rather inspiring way, now training her staff…

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Print what?

Print what?

Random facts. Estimation: 95% of business information is still stored on paper. The paperless office, once predicted as a result of information technology, has not transpired. Recycling 54kg of newspaper will save one tree. 77% of paper is recycled in the Netherlands (67% in Germany, 52%…

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Laying it out

Laying it out

We are not quite done, and the day-long meetings are swallowing the bit of energy I had rebuilt over the weekend. So I am digging, hard, and anxiously taking notes to be sure I will remember why we ended up taking this perspective rather than…

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Zip it and fight!

Zip it and fight!

Yes, it sounds harsh, especially when it strikes as the truth: that is when it hurts the most, without leaving any physical mark. The fight only calls for perseverance and focus. I sprinkle a ton of patience to my goal, and I know I will get…

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