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“The Unemployee of the year”

Saturday September 22nd, 2012 12 comments

Two related events caught my attention in this week. The first was an article by Brazil’s leading newspaper, Globo (http://oglobo.globo.com/economia/um-quinto-dos-jovens-nem-estuda-nem-trabalha-nem-busca-emprego-6109028), quoting a study made by Professor Adalberto Cardoso, of the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro and based on data from the very serious Brazilian Institute of Georgraphy and Statistics. Following him, 20% of the Brazilians aged 18 to…

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“The best way to lose a battle is to be obsessed by your enemy”

Sunday September 16th, 2012 3 comments

I know this is coming a bit late but, at the time when all the major media around the world, who had heavily invested into the coverage of the London Olympics were praising the opening ceremony, a courageous and dissonant voice made its way on the internet, the one of Fernando Lanzer a Brazilian born, Amsterdam based consultant (http://fernandolanzer.com/2012/07/28/olympic-games-opening-ceremony-disappointing-42-2/). He…

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