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Disrupting the supply chain – for the better!

Innovation fascinates me – there is surely something in the human psyche that compels us to continuously examine the world around us and to incessantly ask the question “Is there a way this can be done better?” Uber is a great example of how re-thinking an old established business model can revolutionize an industry and […]

Ukraine Air Flight 752

This is a difficult piece to write, and the little editor/censor that sits on my shoulder and occasionally whispers in my ear to shut up, is practically shouting at me. Possibly I should listen, but here goes anyway: I am offended by Prime Minister Trudeau’s gesture to make a $25,000 gift to each of the […]

A Slight Misunderstanding

Travelling the safari lodges of Botswana one soon realizes what the locals have long known- their Setwana names are impossible for a Westerner to pronounce. So, a custom has grown up in the service industry for workers to adoptĀ  simple, pronounceable nicknames, to cater to us linguistically challenged tourists.

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