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Tuesday, February 17, 2004
November 2003, Das Kleine Fernsehspiel, the ZDF broadcasted a documentary called Grow Or Go, following four young high-potentials from a private german ivy league university (Wiesbaden liebe SPD!) to their first employments at different global consulting agencies. And beside all the Assessment Centers, Boot Camps and sentences like "Du underperformest bei den Critical Issues noch ein wenig, aber wenn du hin und wieder mit ein paar Tassen Espresso jumpstartest kriegen wir das schon hin", cohorts filled with masters of common problem solving so to say, was this nice, warm and professional atmosphere surrounding the Monitor Group. Since then Joseph Fuller is one of my favourite business persons, founding a company that describes what it does like: "Throughout our history, we�ve been blessed with customers who not only found value in our services, but were committed to our success and growth. We benefited immensely from the patience and commitment demonstrated by our early, relationship clients and from the spirit and hard work of colleagues dedicated to building a firm which could offer both highly competitive services and a highly collegial work environment. Our proudest accomplishment remains our ability to attract and retain so many talented individuals, and our highest ongoing priority is sustaining an environment which will continue to attract a diverse pool of accomplished individuals." He also writes brilliant papers on Corporate Governance and Accountability, see So, why be public? for example, especially for rather seldom views on Sarbanes-Oxley, compensations, agency costs and other issues public companies (should) have to deal with. Who is a public company he would assumedly ask. And now this accrues: Bhaskar Chakravorti leads Monitor�s practice in advising clients on making choices in some of their riskiest and most complex strategic situations through the practical applications of game theory. One of the best evaluations why the Newton failed and the Palm succeeded and an intriguing book with a bit of a officious (sub)title. On the other hand, John Kay's The Truth About Markets has a bad title as well and is the best book on economy i've ever read.

Nice piece of clean flash work is the photofolio of Yann Arthus-Bertrand, and it gets even better: A data bank, which contains more than 1000 photographs with their captions. Each photo can be downloaded as wallpapers for free. . Consisting of his different series, most notably French and Earth From Above which includes the arial shot of an icelandic lagoon you see on the left.

Do not visit the Infinite Wheel Dub Generator if you got something important to do within the next hour, you will not be able to complete it. Oldie, Goodie, my favourites are number 7 (window) and 8.
3 comments yet by Carnelius, Svetlana.
  Comment by [create Carnelius], 7399 days ago:
  Comment by [create Carnelius], 7399 days ago:
Very nice artistic works, it is too bad that we can't see enough of quality artwork.I would suggest to artits like Yann Arthus-Bertrand place thir works in online magazines like Melomag Magazine

I honestly believe that if art is not visible it's dead.
  Comment by [create Svetlana], 7191 days ago:
Such mastery like Mastery of Yann Arthus-Bertrand doesn't demand much words. Reflection for a mind and rapture for a soul.
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