Personal mobile entertainment devices are killing advertisements in public places. Among the casualties is Singapore’s TV Mobile that displays television-like programme for commuters in public buses, supported by advertisements. The outlook is looking bleak for advertising agencies as attention spans are getting shorter and broadcast-type advertisements are approaching a point of diminishing returns.
Stop Preaching for Financial Independence
Do you feel smart by going for financial independence? It turns out that it will be a lot harder to achieve if most people are also going for it. So keep your mouth shut, your heads down, and build your nest egg without preaching others to do the same.
The economy is a pyramid scheme
The fundamentals of world economy haven’t changed much since its early days in ancient egypt to the modern days of computers and the Internet. It mirrors the Darwinian “food chain” where there is a hierarchy of larger number of poorer people servicing smaller number of richer people, layer after layer,
Merrill Lynch after the Subprime
Merrill Lynch after the SubprimeOriginally uploaded by adibs The Merril Lynch logo after the subprime effect. The statue on the right was commissioned in June 2008, sculpted by Anna C Spelling. I wonder whether the CEO knows about the real meaning of the bull’s limping head.
The Case of the Delayed Gratification
Title: The Case of the Delayed Gratification – Toastmasters Project 4Date: 30 January 2008 07:53Category: ToastmastersTags: toastmasters, speech The Case of the Delayed Gratification Toastmasters Project 4 Anyone can tell me what a “delayed gratification” is? Do you remember back in the days when you were toilet-training? I sure don’t. But of course you…