Road MX 2012

It’s been said several times that Guadalajara is the Mexican Silicon Valley. During the mid 90’s this was just starting out to be a catch-phrase for foreign investment in the city. It was nicknamed so because large companies like IBM and HP had settled here instead of Mexico City. Still…

The Economic Machine Finally Flourishing

After entire eras of being blocked from the world with internal ideologies and economic systems, China started the greatest economic growth ever recorded in history. It wasn’t long ago when foreigners turned to look at the Red Dragon for business opportunities. Entire Western educational systems have been shaped around this…

Team Work: On and Off Site

On August 30, 2011, Posted by , In Corporate,Innovation,Professional,Tech, tagged in ,,,,,, , With No Comments

Henry Ford’s individualist and task based model has been long left in the past. Today, team work is the way the modern business world goes round. Countless books have been written about working styles and interaction within a professional team in the workspace. But leaving text aside, how do you…

A Working Culture Apart

On August 27, 2011, Posted by , In Brands,Corporate,Icons, tagged in ,, , With 1 Comment

Working cultures around the world are very different from one another, but the most common one is to have a fixed weekly schedule, (normally 9am-5pm) with a lunch break. Sitting down in front of a computer, with no access to other sites other than the ones permitted by the company….

Frenemies: Finance & Marketing

On June 27, 2011, Posted by , In Corporate, tagged in ,, , With 2 Comments

How do you solve the age old intracorporate fight between departments? Marketing departments build up a circus to call or preserve clients and Finance just wants numbers. A marketer would say they’re holding back, a financier would say they’re overestimating customers. But who’s to say who is right? Fact of…