Wednesday, April 16, 2008

The mafiosi's management handbook

Running the mafia can be infinitely more challenging than running a legal business. That's why the innovative always thrive, even among the mafiosi.

Here is a sneak peek into the mafiosi's management practices, some of it penned by Bernardo Provenzano himself - from Jail.

Read on...

Jay, from Bangalore

Monday, April 07, 2008

The dark side of blogging

The New York Times has an interesting article about blogging here. And Scobleizer has an interesting rejoinder here.

Well, blogging is certainly proving to be deadly to another class of journalists. The print media professionals.

Read the Washington Post article on declining newspaper sales here.

Jay, from Bangalore

"The absolute dominant screen in the world. "

"None of us now, are ever, ever, ever, more than a few inches away from a screen because we all carry the mobile phone in our pocket, we all have a computer at work or at home, we all have five or six TV screens at home, we have our iPods with us" - says Kevin Roberts, CEO of Saachi Worldwide.

"We're constantly in a world with a screen. More and more that screen will be, as it is in many cases already, interactive, it will be social, it will be networked and it will be mobile".

But for the next 20 years or more, "TV will be the absolute dominant screen in the world", says the author of Lovemarks.

"You're not going to watch a game of football on a 3x3 inch iPod; you're going to watch it on a 40-inch high tech, high digital TV screen".

Read On...

Jay, from Bangalore