It´s no secret that the engineers at Google are like in a playground - they are allowed almost anything. From decorating their office as they want, to cafeterias and courtyards they are some of the most spoiled employees in the world. Even million-dollar mistakes are being treated with a pat-in-the-back.
All this small chaos is meant to increase creativity and growth and until now has lead to extrordinary results. And they believe it´s all part of the plan...
The "structured chaos" culture in Google is mostly coordinated by Shona Brown, the author of the book "Competing on the Edge: Strategy as Structured Chaos".
The latest Google products, although extrordinary, haven´t faced the success of their core business, the ad-enhanced super search engine. Is this risky playful culture going to provide them with another "bang" in the market soon or is it all going to fall apart?
Due to its remote location, the beach is quite well preserved almost like no man has laid foot there.
There are two ways to arrive to Mpalos:
- You can go by car up to the hill right behind the beach, park there and then walk down the path to the beach for about 30'.
- You can arrive to the port of Kasteli (in Kissamos), by car or by bus, and then catch the boats to Mpalos beach and Gramvousa island. However, the boat ticket is expensive: 20 euros!
Either you are talking to your kid, or you are making a presentation, or you are designing a poster, or trying to get a girl to notice you, you need to be provocative!
When I was around 14 my english teacher gave my class a poem to read and keep, which really struck me. It was a poem of Robert Frost called "The road not taken".
I don't think that this poem changed my life, but for sure it's a moment I will always remember...
Tired of these boring university courses?
Well, some management courses have went beyond the normal standards! They try to inspire the MBA students and broaden their view on the "art of management".
But is creativity the absolute solution to all managerial problems? Some debate No. We need to correctly manage our endless ideas in order to be successful!
Articles by Business Week online
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The greek invention!
How to make it:
You take a tall glass. Put inside 1 spoon or coffee and 1 of sugar and a little water. Mix with a mixer until it gets thick and light brown. Add icecubes, concentrated milk and water. Put a straw and enjoy the original ice coffee!