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Business universes (3)

[Reading time: 2 minutes] Reconnecting with the previous article, let us remember that we can divide the business world into three universes and we need to understand where we are because otherwise it will be difficult to settle things: Have a... Continue Reading →

The man on the horse

[Reading time: 5 minutes] The breakfast was amazing. Suddenly all these gloomy little faces became full of joy and ardent happiness. They were plunging their muzzles in the cups overflowing with milk and honey, they were licking their chops seeing... Continue Reading →

When distraction calls…

Written by Alberto Angelucci, Camilla Citterio and Maria Luisa Zucchini Solimei It’s 3 p.m, you have an important test tomorrow. You take out your books, sit at your desk and then mentally prepare yourself for your study session. This afternoon is... Continue Reading →

Are you a fox or a hedgehog?

[Reading time: 2 minutes] Archilochus was a Greek lyric poet who lived during the VII century BC. In one fragment of his works we find the sentence "a fox knows many things, but a hedgehog one important thing". This is really difficult to understand.... Continue Reading →

Business universes (2)

[Reading time: 1 minute] Reconnecting with the previous article, let us remember that we can divide the business world into three universes and we need to understand where we are because otherwise it will be difficult to settle things: -... Continue Reading →

Everyman by Philip Roth

Philip Roth's new novel is a candidly intimate yet universal story of loss, regret, and stoicism. The bestselling author of The Plot Against America now turns his attention from "one family's harrowing encounter with history" (New York Times) to one... Continue Reading →

Notes from a Big Country by Bill Bryson

From perfectly formed potatoes to adulterous US presidents, and from domestic upsets to millennial fever, Bill Bryson just cannot resist airing his opinions and standing up for his (mostly) law-abiding fellow American citizens. But of course after twenty years in... Continue Reading →

SPIDERMAN: THE TOEI SERIES (L’UOMO RAGNO)

Japanese, 1978, Superhero/Science-Fiction/Tokusatsu/Drama, created by Saburo Yatsude and produced by Susumu Yoshikawa, Toei.  Starring Shinji Todo, Rika Miura, Izumi Oyama, Yoshiharu Yabuki, Mitsuo Ando, and Yukie Kagawa. Konichiwa, everybody!  It’s time to get a little bit politically-incorrect on the CINEMATIC... Continue Reading →

The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him as he tries... Continue Reading →

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