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Dealing with Sustainability

Recently, a neighbour’s property was covered with leaves so they called someone to come to deal with the problem. The person they hired dealt with it – they…

BT Tower

The BT Tower is a communication tower in London, which not surprisingly is owned by BT. It is a major communication hub, and its tower covered with antennas…

London Cabs

I love London Cabs. I think that they are so well thought out and I wonder why the whole world doesn’t use this type of cab. Why? A…

One rotten egg

Yesterday I was speaking with a group about sustainability. They said that they were very sceptical and went on to tell me one reason why. No matter what…

Product Service Systems

On a recent trip to Pau in France, I had the chance to walk through a beautiful park right in the centre of town. The park is a…

Look but don’t touch

Last week I was in Bilbao Spain and had the chance to visit the Guggenheim museum. I love the Guggenheim – there are some pieces I find really…

Really?

A standard feature of every elevator is a little metal sign which tells you how many people/how much weight can safely be put into the elevator. These guys…

0% Lemons

I recently had a one week trip to Arizona. It was a fantastic week of mountain biking and hiking. While visiting the Grand Canyon I took this picture…

Willing to pay

In Harbin, the tenth largest city in China, there are two parks that breed Siberian Tigers. Visitors to the park can purchase a variety of animals from a…

‘Taxi’washing

I’ve taken two taxis in the city of Houston, Texas in the past week. My experiences in both were pretty much exactly the same. I get into the…

The law of common sense

There are some great laws around the world. China has a state ban on films or TV programmes depicting time travel because they “treat serious history in a…

Finding the Balance

Yesterday I was riding my bike in the park and I saw these two women out walking in their full walking gear. They were both holding very large…

Starting from scratch

A few weeks ago I was the World Architecture Festival in Barcelona. The theme of the event was all about making a difference, and it looked at all…

Something Sweet

I’m a big fan of honey. When I was doing my MBA, a group of us even put together a business plan around selling honey. At the time…

Type this

There is a little store on a quiet little street in Copenhagen called Playtype. Playtype sells fonts, yes those little letters we use when we type an email…

London Bridge

Once upon a time London Bridge was put up for sale at a ridiculously cheap price. A man, thinking it was an incredible deal, offered to buy it…

How things start

If you take the bridge in London over the Thames that connects Waterloo station and Southbank with Charing Cross Station, maybe a third of the way across look…

Point and click

This month has been a little crazy for me. One of my many stops was an event at Daimler headquarters in Stuttgart where I had the chance to…

PRiMEtime is launched!

Business students represent an incredible untapped resource to bring about real change. We often hear accusations that management education is training future leaders to be the exact opposite…

A world of opportunity

There is a house being torn down in the neighbourhood. It is old and semi-falling apart but it has a charm to it. The good old fashion wooden…