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Gesundheit!

An interesting quote, but here at Zeitgeist we subscribe to the principle that success in your career or in business comes from not just one but three key ingredients…

Optimize Blog January 11, 2011

Born not Made?

Whilst we are sure many of you have already determined to hit the gym more frequently in 2011 as part of your New Year’s resolutions, perhaps you hadn’t considered…

Optimize Blog January 4, 2011

Flight of Fancy

The Harriers will be decommissioned in 2011 to be replaced by the Joint Strike Fighter by the end of the decade. Axing the Harrier is set to save £450m over the…

Optimize Blog December 15, 2010

Kung Fu for Business

Whilst we may not be a Jet Li or Bruce Lee, this kind of philosophy as applied to business leadership began to enable us to recognize that what we do as Management…

Optimize Blog December 9, 2010

Oh Dear…

Here at Zeitgeist we like to talk about the 'facts of business life' and one of those facts and indeed certainties is our ability to be side-swiped, T-boned or catapulted…

Optimize Blog November 5, 2010

Keith Don’t Go

The aging rocker Keith Richards is currently in the spotlight with the launch of his newly released and perhaps somewhat controversial autobiography. The Rolling…

Optimize Blog October 28, 2010

Values versus Violence

In the traditionally macho country of Mexico the new police chief has many detractors and time will tell if such a radical and non-traditional appointment can be…

Optimize Blog October 22, 2010

The Knowledge

This simple experiment could suggest that as computer software becomes easier to use, making complicated tasks easier, we risk losing the ability to properly learn…

Optimize Blog October 13, 2010

Generation R

“First there was Generation X and Y, now there is Generation R,” Gill Plimmer wrote in The Financial Times: “a term coined to describe frustrated professionals…

Optimize Blog October 8, 2010

Death by Internet

As we see Blockbuster’s strategy so blatantly exposed by this filing, it is a good reminder for other businesses to spend due time and consideration on strategic…

Optimize Blog September 24, 2010

Paying the Piper

As countries drag themselves out of the recession, the spectrum of accusations and recriminations becomes ever more broad and colorful. Criticism of the level and…

Optimize Blog September 16, 2010

Captains Reserve

Regular readers of Zeitgeist will be familiar with our interest in the Discovery Channel’s series entitled “Deadliest Catch” and its vibrant portrayal of one…

Optimize Blog August 4, 2010

Cultivating Culture

There is no subject quite like Bullfighting for stirring the emotions and very few people remain ambivalent. You either support it as ‘art’ and part of the rich…

Optimize Blog July 29, 2010

Mind the gap

Here at Zeitgeist we talk about accountability a lot and as we have stated before we are constantly asked by clients for help in becoming better at holding people…

Optimize Blog July 21, 2010