Another Unexpected Encounter

My wife loves going to Brocante shops - which is French for 2nd hand stores, and I love to go with her, not so much because I would be overly interested in buying used stuff, but because I love watching her when she sorts out the jewels from the junk, and I celebrate with her when... Continue Reading →

A Mission Visit

Stefan finds his peace - temporarily. First day of training over and jet lag kicking in. Ronny and I had already done the certifications planned for the evening, so we decided to drive up to the University of Santa Clara to visit the Mission of Santa Clara de Asís. The mission / station was founded... Continue Reading →

Learning from Benedict of Nursia

Or: How to successfully launch and run a multinational corporation Or: How to prosper in times of transformation When hearing of Benedictine monks, most of us think of Jean-Jacques Annaud’s 1986 movie “The Name of the Rose”, which was based on Umberto Eco’s novel of the same name, published in 1980. The book is a historical... Continue Reading →

Christmas in Ethiopia

As you might recall from an earlier post, EMC Customer Service is sending CHF 25.00 for every submitted CSAT survey to a community center in Debre Berhan, Ethiopia. This donation guarantees a child all it needs for school for a quarter - schoolbooks or notebooks and writing utensils. From Q1 through to Q3 2013, EMC... Continue Reading →

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