The Virgin Group of companies is in the testing with “every employee can take a vacation anytime and for any amount of time”

The followers of my blog knows that Richard Branson is my favourite entrepreneur and he continue to amaze me with what he is building around the Virgin brand. In fact, two of my goals are: 1. to share the stage with him and second to spend a week with my family on Necker Island. And, currently I have more that 30 goals to accomplish in the next period.

Richard Branson in his Hammock on Necker Island
Richard Branson in his Hammock on Necker Island

In the past few years, Netflix has become the runaway market leader in the streaming video sector.

One clue as to how they intend to remain there this time comes from a very well-advised and downright courageous initiative they adopted that rewrote the book – or to be more precise, threw it away – on something very near and dear to the hearts of most workers around the world: their annual vacation day entitlement. Continue reading “The Virgin Group of companies is in the testing with “every employee can take a vacation anytime and for any amount of time””

AIR FRANCE TO LAUNCH A RIVAL SERVICE TO EUROSTAR

Faster rail journeys from the UK to France, the Netherlands and Germany could be a reality in two years as Air France-KLM has signalled its intention to run a rival train line to the current Eurostar service. Journey times are expected to be slashed from the 2hr 15min it currently takes to travel from London to Paris to just under two hours, with fares also predicted to fall when competition increases. The airline plans to launch its London to Paris and Paris to Amsterdam service by October 2010 according to reports. “This shows that airlines now realise that high-speed rail … Continue reading AIR FRANCE TO LAUNCH A RIVAL SERVICE TO EUROSTAR