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On Coaching Change - A Networking Issue

Recently someone asked me, "aren't you in coaching?" - I said I was not. “I'm more in consulting and organizational advice. " "But wheren't you in the change business too, " he added. Yes, I ..
(June 01, 2008)
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Words Matter, Also in Spain

Sales is amongst other things, about using the most appropriate words. That “words matter, " is not proprietary of Obama. If you want to connect to people, words are as powerful as images, and ..
(June 15, 2008)
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Company Profiles Engel and Volkers

Engel & Völkers is a real estate agency that is focused on a niche market of the well-to-do. The company was founded in 1977 by Christian Völkers, todays CEO. The world wide expansion started ..
(June 16, 2008)
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 | Business | Visitors: 265

Spanish News

According to the opposition, Spain under Zapatero will fall apart. I wonder whether it will ever go that far. What surprises me as a foreigner in Spain is the national pride broadcasted in the ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Company Profiles Gamesa

In an interview with El Pais, the president of Gamesa - Guillermo Ulacia - elaborated on the change of the company over the recent years. Ulacia came to Gamesa in the year 2005 with the objective to ..
(June 16, 2008)
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Domenechs System

Every coach must have some kind of a system or method in coaching a team. Most of these systems, or strategies, or whatever you might call them are invisible. Domenech uses astrology in his ..
(June 16, 2008)
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 | Recreation-and-Sports/Soccer | Visitors: 171

Will Britain Ever Join the Euro?

The Euro is a recent project in the history of currencies. The new currency was introduced more than five years ago. One way of examining a possible success of the euro is to see whether other ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Take Your Loss During an Outsourcing Project

When two parties decide to cancel their agreement, both will be affected by this decision. In an outsourcing project, it is under most circumstances the sponsor who will decide to break the contract. .
(June 18, 2008)
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Company Profiles TomTom

TomTom is a relative young company that showed spectacular growth in the previous years in sales of navigation tools. TomTom is market leader in navigation software closely followed by Garmin. In ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Are the Analysts Too Pessimistic All of a Sudden?

It is raining . . . (Investment) banks adjust their stock performance expectations downwards and in many cases change their overall advice to a less positive (Neutral - from Buy - or Sell - from ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Electricity Failures in the First World

It happens and more often than I would have expected. That something as basic as electricity becomes unavailable is sometimes hard to imagine. There are many reasons. Sometimes it's due to ..
(June 23, 2008)
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Savings The Latest Trend in Speculation?

It will be hard to find a new trend in the world of finance these days; the financial crisis is hardly over. But trends in the financial market are often accompanied with similar movement in society. .
(June 24, 2008)
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The Profile of an Ideal Supporter (2)

You have bought your ticket for the World Cup and the game begins. What should you do? Being a supporter is a tough job. . . The ideal supporter is both supporting as well as a good sport. First of .
(June 24, 2008)
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Company Profiles Santander

Morgan Stanley, Barclays, UBS and HBOS leave, Santander enters. We are talking about the Dow Jones Global Titans 50 index. The index lists the 50 largest companies of developed countries according to .
(June 25, 2008)
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We Can

This is a short story about change. Recently the Spanish team landed at the airport. They are now heading to the center of Madrid were they will be received and where they will celebrate: a victory ..
(June 29, 2008)
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The Art of Scoring a Penalty

This year too, penalties were part of the whole game towards the Cup Final. And dominating this “art" of taking a penalty is a must for any team with serious aspirations. There are two broad ..
(June 29, 2008)
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Change in Residential Tourism Where Are the New Market ..

Many changes come unexpected. And, they are often driven by market forces. The stock market is a good example of an area that deals with continuous changes. This is most visible after a period of ..
(June 30, 2008)
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The Brand Value of a Currency

Currencies are much more than a “simple" brand, but part of the value or exchange rate of a currency could be attributed to its “brand. " The brand of a currency is the trust it expresses .
(June 30, 2008)
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Productivity Profile of a Banker

Recently we have witnessed some mayor leadership from banks; one bank informed their clients to beware of a global crash on the stock markets, the other banker publicly declared a meltdown of US ..
(June 30, 2008)
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The Euro Esperanto in Financial Markets

Esperanto means in its own language: “one who hopes. " The euro is also introduced in relation to hope. Hope for a better financial world (limited to the Euro zone where it got introduced). ..
(June 30, 2008)
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Company Profiles SBM Offshore

In 2007 the last “tranche" of not core activities was divested: airport infrastructure. Since then, SBM Offshore is purely focused on offshore services in the energy market. SBM stands for ..
(July 01, 2008)
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Barclays Move

ABN AMRO preferred Barclays as the bank by which it would be acquired in 2007. The market determined that another party would acquire ABN AMRO in the end. It was the Consortium formed by Santander, ..
(July 02, 2008)
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A Cultural View on Scientology

"In architecture, everything is interesting. " In the same kind of reasoning, every type of company or institution is interesting when observing business architecture. In some cases, like this one, ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Change Management in Argentina

This is a short story about change we all can learn from. The plan failed. The context: Argentina. One of the functions of a government is the distribution function. Taxes are part of that, they ..
(July 02, 2008)
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Respect According to Giuseppe Tringali

In an interview with the newspaper CincoDias, Giuseppe Tringali claimed that respect is a fundamental value in business, but his view is unique. It is not just respect; he also shows how it is ..
(July 02, 2008)
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