Thought of the day
Corona – all because of me?
I am a high risk! Almost 70 years old, obese (for non-Latin people: too fat), the rhythm of my heart is now as uncontrolled as the rhythm of my dance steps in the Cha-Cha-Cha-Course of my early youth. And I have been fond of wine since my first delirium as a guest of a student fraternity in beautiful Würzburg. So in me the Corona virus finds a “host” in the truest sense of the word, who has set the table perfectly for the ominous guest.
Thought of the Day: So many “Likes”…how insulting!
Over the past few days I have been notifying people via newsletters and various social networks of my decision to hand over my Sanet businesses to a highly capable successor.
“All wheels shall stand still…”
“All wheels shall stand still…
…if this is the Union’s will!”
“I am not discussing this with you…”
by Gunter Denk – I have been living in Asia for a long time, which is why I am not surprised when friendliness is used to make up for lack of competence. At the same time, as a German, I am also not surprised when competent professionals are somewhat cold and unfriendly.
“We love tourists…
… …. because they bring us their money.” . An admission that starts like this might be considered a surprisingly honest one. But that is not the end of the sentence: “But we would love them even more if they just left their money at the airports and then flew back home.”
Revealed: German “dual training” of craftsmen in Thailand!
Somchai had to be the right man to do business with! He bought German glass-cutting machinery, loved red wine and drove a Mercedes. He even called his business “Thai-German”. Of all the craftsmen in Thailand, he was surely the one to choose when you want a glass wall cabinet for your modern conference room.
Those who travel through other countries on a daily basis quickly lose their bearings. Then, even the smallest observations can help to identify your location. For example, if you observe that morning dog walkers do not.
The lemmings are confused
It is hard to separate oneself from preconceived notions. It not only means to start thinking again, but also more often, to recognise one’s own mistakes. This is what is faced by many companies that went to China like lemmings during the last ten years…