SymbioCity conference in Kenya

On the 20th and 21st November I attended a conference organised by the Swedish Trade Council in Nairobi and spoke about project finance on the second day. The conference was held at the Laico Regency Hotel, it was very well organised and attended and the talks very interesting. Mr Björn Häggmark, the Chargé d’Affaires at… Continue reading SymbioCity conference in Kenya

Welcome to the Go-go land

Last week I spent a few days in Dublin, which has become the European capital of IT and social media companies with Google’s European head quarter and Facebook just around the corner from each other. One of the high points of the trip was to experience the famous Google culture and see what the fuzz… Continue reading Welcome to the Go-go land

Do it like Oprah

Each week I look at a business leader who has built a successful business to see what we can learn from them in terms of Innovation and Human Resource Management. This week’s successful business thinker is someone who came from humble backgrounds but is now shaping world politics and is the richest black person in… Continue reading Do it like Oprah

Putting a dent in the universe and the art of selling dreams

Apple would probably not be Apple without Steve Jobs. I began my series on business leaders and entrepreneurs last week with the notion that a company’s HR efforts should be performed to ensure the  flow and thus create a culture that enhances the success of the business idea. Apple, which Steve Jobs personified, is in… Continue reading Putting a dent in the universe and the art of selling dreams