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There is a vast difference between an SME and a large company in terms of necessary resource structure and the skills of an external director need to match the needs of the company.
An SME has a shallow management structure, normally involving family members and particularly founders or their subsequent generations, without an external
I am sitting quietly in the garden searching for happiness after the late afternoon exercise with the three dogs that have somehow attached themselves to my irrelevance.
I have placed a chair on the stone path from the house to the dog kennel, drawn a 5 litre bottle of cheap Ciociarian white from the refrigerator,
Mendelevium is an unstable element, number 101 on the periodic table. It is named after the Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev who is credited with the formulation of the periodic table of elements.
February 8 is not just Mardi Gras, it is Mendeleev’s 182nd birthday. The periodic table of Mendeleev was published in its first version
Jeremy Nicolas Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington, will celebrate completion of 101 years on this planet in about 40 days, God willing. Given his life and causes followed, probably God won’t interfere.
In any case, if the life of Jeremy Hutchinson were to be celebrated in his seat of life peerage, it would be quite
It was in Australia, some time in 1987, during the period that I was providing technical consultancy in the energy field to the business interests of Joseph Gutnick, that I met Peter Kalms and was introduced through him to Professor Herman Branover.
For those who follow the Chabad Hasidic movement, the name Branover immediately brings
In Australia, we did not often have the opportunity to listen live to the heroes of the operatic stage. Yes we were blessed with the return of Joan Sutherland later in her career. But, only once did I have the opportunity to hear Placido Domingo live in Australia.
It was in 1997 in Melbourne at
It is already one month into the northern winter and today is the first time we have felt the arctic breeze, yet it is still above freezing and as I gaze out from home below Paliano to Colleferro, Segni and the high hills behind, the colour is still various shades of green – this
“42” has become the answer to every question since Adam’s great book of highways, whales and journalists was granted to us.
Whether you listened to Adams denials of any logic to his selection, or subscribe to the mathematical improbabilities of base 13 or the computational beauty of binary numbers, most searchers have by now found
I was introduced to Viktor Moiseikin at his stand at the Dubai International Jewellery Exhibition. I firstly met his Director International Development, Teruko Okamoto, a charming and expert Japanese lady, whom I asked where Moiseikin was from – Ekaterinburg – ‘Yekaterinburg!’ I expressed surprise: ‘In the middle of Russia!’ (actually less than quarter of
Those of us who love elegant luxury and who seek the ultimate in artistic creations, live in a world filled with the creatures of mythology, a world where ultimate beauty combines the best of the elements of nature to create magical powers.
Our lives include the search for these unique creatures, unicorns, mermaids and