Will EU Pay Greek Military to Grab Power

Will Greek Military Grab Power and be Paid by EU

Will Greece be the first EU and Euro country where the democracy is ended by the military? That is “far-fetched”, you may think, but is it?

Imagine the following.

Crazy Ideas for Obama’s Speech to Fix the Economy: Spend it or be taxed

Crazy ideas for Obama's speech on the economy and jobs

We need crazy ideas to get out of this mess. Share yours as well.


How You Can Create 9.5 Million US Jobs and Save the US Economy

Create 9.5 million US jobs and save the US economy

Here is an easy solution to create many US Jobs and save the US economy.

The main problem that companies and employers have in the US is that there is too little demand for their products.

How to Improve Your Personal Productivity?

Here are some lessons from a seven-part series on personal productivity by Bob Pozen in HBR. He is chairman emeritus of MFS Investment Management and a senior lecturer at Harvard Business School.

Why Pia had to leave Idols?

Pia leaving IdolPia is no more. Idols lost its star. It lost one of its major attractions. There is outrage. There is unbelief. I will miss here next week and the weeks to come. But what happened and why?

Simple! Pia got the lowest number of votes. Yes, of course, but why? Critics, experts, judges and most people (in any case the men), thought she is fabulous. What a voice. What a star. She is going to win. She is the one to beat…

Turn back Time to Drop Casey and Save Pia?

Jennifer’s face was an open book. The US public had spoken. Pia was to leave. A dream ended here.

 J Lo's hard decisons at American Idol





Week after week, city after city, Jennifer, Randy and Steven listened to some brilliance and lots of crap. Of course they are pocketing a handsome fee for this… but they do not need the money anymore.

You Do Good When You Ask

Asking people to do something is not easy for me. I often rather do it myself than that I ask people. That is in private like this but also at work. That is not very good for a manager of course who needs to delegate and ask people to do things.


The problem is that it feels if I ask people to do something for me… even when it is for the company or another greater goal. The mistake I make is that I identify with the goal. Asking someone to do something to get closer to the common goal becomes then asking to do something for me.


Is Ben Bernanke the New Chairman of China’s Exchange Rate Policy?

The US and the World want China to increase the value of its currency. China does not want to do that now. And China is too powerful now to be told what to do. But maybe the chairman of the US Federal Reserve has now more impact on China’s exchange rate policy than any other person in the world.


The US Federal Reserve introduces QE2 (Quantitative Easing number 2). It is QE2 because there was a QE1 before. Now, QE3 could be an option.


The Formula for How You Can Become Passionate

What are you passionate about? If you have no problem with answering this question, this blog post is probably not for you.


If you do have a problem with answering that question, we are in the same boat. This could be a solution for you as well.


The alternative for looking for what you are passionate about is to look for what is important to you.


Where Are the Losers of This Successful GM IPO?

GM is a hallmark of the US industry and economy. It is one of the biggest companies. Many people probably thought that they had invested their savings in a good way by buying stock or bonds of this company. How wrong could you be by investing in an American icon?


GM has now the 2nd biggest IPO in the US history. But GM was also that company that went bankrupt, or whatever term was used a while ago. Didn’t a lot of people lose a lot of money then? Didn’t people lose their savings? How would they feel now?