Title Liberation

Meet the doctor  My interest in titles and the effect it has on the title-holder as well as the direct environment was triggered some years ago during a consultation with my physician. I introduced myself as "Jaco", and she replied "please to meet you, I am doctor Bloos", referring to her surname. I responded with "please to meet you too" and asked, "how are you called?." She politely replied…

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The Teslatisation of the Boardroom

I am taking a break at Grand Cafe Loos in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. My mind is spinning around as I try to defragment and reorganize the many experiences, images and memories that have made this such a fascinating year. Its easy to pick out the large, juicy chunks, which have captivated most of us around the globe: political upheaval, geo-political instability, corporate scandals to name but a…

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