How To Improve Your Performance Review

Grudzień 25th, 2018

Merry Christmas! For most of us corporate rat race participants the winter holidays signify the time of year we either dread or dismiss as a mere formality. Yes – the Performance Review is almost here. Why not use this small break from the monotony of Excel spreadsheets and the humdrum of daily stand-ups to get ready for an outstanding performance appraisal? Read on!

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Swipe Right for an Attractive Job? Tinderesting!

Październik 3rd, 2018

Just a few days ago Elon Musk was ousted as the CEO of Tesla after an unfortunate tweet, but we’ve already covered everyone’s favourite Bond villain in training, so how about a change of pace? Ever heard of Tinder? Yeah, you’ll probably deny ever installing it, or pretend not to know anything about it. Well, we know better (but your secret is safe with us, honest…). Here’s one thing you may not know about Twitter, even if you use it: it can help conduct serious scientific research and do business. How? Read on…

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Coca-Cola and Costa – a Costly Caffeine Conundrum

Wrzesień 29th, 2018

Coke becoming… Coffee? Yep, you’ve read it right. Coca-Cola, the global mega-brand, has diversified its portfolio yet again by buying Costa Coffee, one of the major coffee house chains. Owner Whitbread got almost USD 4 billion out of the deal, while Coke got 4,000 cafes and a foothold in the market worth USD 165 billion. But… why would you buy coffee, when you have the original Coke?

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Elon Musk’s 7 Rules for Better Efficacy

Sierpień 17th, 2018

It is no secret that Elon Musk gets a lot done. Like, a lot lot. From the Boring company (with its fancy flamethrowers) to PayPal and Tesla, not to mention the seXy space program of SpaceX, this South-African born entrepreneur knows a thing or two about getting down to business and not wasting any time. Due to a recent slump in his company stock prices, he went ahead and actually did something about putting the shareholders back at ease. What did he do exactly? He advised his staff on how to work smarter and more efficiently to put the new Tesla car on the market faster. See if you can apply his magic rules to your work and actually work smarter, not harder in your job.

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Should You Rage Against the Machine?

Czerwiec 3rd, 2018

When 18th century weavers were threatened by technological advancements, they started destroying new-fangled technological innovations that would put them out of their jobs and allow much less skilled, cheaper workers to take over. Every few years since then, the Luddite movement would reappear in one form or another, whenever some automation made skilled manual labour obsolete. In the 21st century, the automation has gone far beyond ousting skilled workers. ALL human input or labour is about to become unnecessary. Should you worry? Should you prepare? Should you smash the nearest computer like a Luddite would a weaving machine? Read on to find out…

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