5 Business Lessons of Sporting Success by Richard Branson

Richard Branson is for sure one of my role model when it comes to business and how he communicate about what he is doing. Recently, Richard published an article about the lessons any business owner can learn from sporting success. The main keywords of the article are: 1. Teamwork is paramount 2. Mentorship matters 3. Be resilient and determined 4. Have pride and purpose 5. Delegate wherever possible Enjoy the full article here. Advertisements Continue reading 5 Business Lessons of Sporting Success by Richard Branson

WESTLIFE, THE ‘BIGGEST SELLING BAND OF THE DECADE’, IS CONFIRMED FOR THE MANX TELECOM BAY FESTIVAL!

With no fewer than 14 number one singles behind them, only Elvis and The Beatles have had more. They hold the record to this day for the most consecutive number one singles in the UK and are the UK’s biggest selling band, beating Coldplay, over the past ten years with a very impressive 7 No. 1 albums.



Managed by Louis Walsh, Westlife is comprised of Nicky Byrne, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily, Shane Filan and their huge popularity has never waned since their formation in 1998. The boys regularly tour the UK’s largest arenas and guest on countless television shows. They were classed the fourth most hard-working music artist in the UK last year. Hit songs including ‘Flying Without Wings’, ‘Fool Again’, ‘My Love’, ‘What Makes A Man’, Uptown Girl’ and ‘World Of Our Own’ are among the many familiar favourites that have kept the band at the top for so long – a real feat in this disposable pop age.
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Concertele electro, cel mai în vogă mod de a-ţi petrece vacanţa

Potrivit unui sondaj britanic, muzica electronică se numără, în Europa, printre cele mai populare trei genuri, după pop şi rock. În România, evenimentele de acest gen sunt tot mai numeroase, dar se zbat la limita profitului. The Mission, principalul brand asociat evenimentelor de muzică electronică, a organizat, de la lansarea pe piaţă, în urmă cu nouă ani, în jur de 70 de evenimente. „Putem spune, fără niciun dubiu, că numărul ascultătorilor a crescut neaşteptat de mult în ultimii ani, această industrie trecând de la stadiul de «underground» la cel de fenomen“, spune PR managerul Loredana Borş. Dovadă a acestei creşteri … Continue reading Concertele electro, cel mai în vogă mod de a-ţi petrece vacanţa

Nintendo’s Blue Ocean strategy

I found some days ago a very nice article about Nintendo’s “Blue Ocean” business strategy. I promoted some years ago the idea of casual PC games in Romania and at that time I saw some studies telling that women are the biggest consumers of casual games. So what did Nintendo almost three years ago? Created a new market for the brand targeting women and families. Did it work? Damn, the risk was big but they “touched” the jackpot. The article was published by http://www.guardian.co.uk and is signed by Lucy Barrett. Enjoy! For the past two years, Nintendo has been dominating … Continue reading Nintendo’s Blue Ocean strategy

Sebastien Delen, Ubisoft: Criza ajuta industria de jocuri video

Azi dimineata am vazut pe dailybusiness.ro un foarte interesant articol despre industria jocurilor video din Romania: Sebastien Delen, managing director al producatorului de jocuri Ubisoft, a vorbit intr-un interviu acordat DailyBusiness.ro despre piata de jocuri video din Romania si despre motivele pentru care crede ca acest segment va fi ajutat de criza financiara.   DailyBusiness.ro: Cum credeti ca a afectat criza financiara piata de jocuri video atat in Romania cat si pe plan mondial? Sebastien Delen: Nu cred ca piata de jocuri video a fost influentata in vreun fel de criza financiara. In aceasta perioada oamenii care sunt afectati direct … Continue reading Sebastien Delen, Ubisoft: Criza ajuta industria de jocuri video

Atlantis, ultima aroganţă imobiliară din Dubai

Numai petrecerea de inaugurare a hotelului de cinci stele de pe insula artificială Palm Jumeirah a costat peste 20 de milioane de dolari. Criza economică globală a fost dată uitării joi seară în Dubai, cu ocazia inaugurării oficiale a hotelului de lux Atlantis, prin cea mai spectaculoasă şi scumpă petrecere privată din istorie, relatează cotidianul britanic „The Times“. Petrecerea de peste 20 de milioane de dolari a continuat până târziu în noapte, punctul culminant fiind un spectacol grandios de artificii care a „aprins“ ţărmul Golfului Persic şi despre care organizatorii au declarat că a putut fi văzut din spaţiu. Peste … Continue reading Atlantis, ultima aroganţă imobiliară din Dubai

MTV VMA 2008

Britney Spears, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Tokio Hotel and Linkin Park were the biggest winners this year. Britney Spears accepts the Best Female Video Award for “Pieces of Me” from Jamie Foxx during the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood. Chris Brown accepts the Best Male Video Award for “With You” during the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood. The Pussycat Dolls accept the Best Dancing In A Video Award for “When I Grow Up” during the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood. Chester Bennington and Joe Hahn of Linkin Park accept the Best Rock Video Award … Continue reading MTV VMA 2008

Microsoft reduce preturile Xbox 360 sub nivelul Nintendo Wii pentru a ataca pozitia companiei nipone

Microsoft a redus pretul consolei de jocuri video Xbox 360 sub nivelul produsului rival Nintendo Wii, pentru a concura cu firma japoneza, in prezent liderul pietei, scrie Bloomberg. Pretul de vanzare al consolei Xbox 360 Arcade a fost redus la 199,99 dolari (137,9 euro), de la 279,99 dolari (193 de euro), au declarat oficialii Microsoft. Consola este astfel cu 50 de dolari (34,5 euro) mai ieftina decat cel al produsului Wii. Celelalte versiuni ale consolei Xbox au fost ieftinite cu 50 de dolari, ajungand la 299,99, respectiv 399,99 dolari. Cititi tot articolul in zf.ro. Continue reading Microsoft reduce preturile Xbox 360 sub nivelul Nintendo Wii pentru a ataca pozitia companiei nipone

Ibiza Clubs – small and medium ones

Everyone’s heard of Ibiza’s giant rave palaces, but the island also caters to the full spectrum of medium and smaller sized venues hosting some top parties too. You have to dig a little deeper, but it can often be well worth while. Some of these venues suffer regular grand openings and swift closures each summer, so pay attention to local advertising before you set off. Others are well loved ’secret’ or alternative locations where you may just have one of the best nights of your holiday. Rave on! Anfora Infamous gay nightclub found up a back passage in the Old … Continue reading Ibiza Clubs – small and medium ones

Ibiza Clubs – Space

History: The first daytime club on the island, now open virtually all the time during summer season. The legend of the outdoor Terrace is part of club folklore, but today’s multi-dancefloor day and night venue has moved on to become one of the most intense, popular and downright amazing clubbing experiences in the world. Home of the iconic opening and closing parties of the season and still growing in size every year. Famous for: In one word: Terrace. The beloved original may have been razed to the ground but the epic dance palace that stands in its place is already … Continue reading Ibiza Clubs – Space