I am not a brand person. But I can be influenced.

I am serious. I am not brand loyal, I like a product, not the name on it. But what does this mean: I do variety seeking but there is nearly nothing left if you want to avoid brands. Everything is branded today and often you do not even know to which concern your favorite brand…

There is no ethical Company

Sad but true. The aim of every company is to create revenue and there is not a single company in the world that can allow a constant loss or just small profits. We are living in a capitalist economic system which is build around creating surplus for your household, company or nation. The value of…

It is still not Thursday

I know. I have to admit that I did a mistake. I cooked pea soup today (on a monday). But why do my Finnish neighbours look so piqued at me. It is just pea soup. Nevertheless Finns stick to their traditions and believe it or not: in every kindergarten, elementary school and high school in…

Why am I born in Beirut?

As promised the Metropolia Blog Team took the opportunity to interview Marko Korkeakoski, director of the International Degree programmes. Despite his fear of the coming questions, he was brave enough to stay and take on the challenge of answering – not matter what the questions were related to. Being a storyteller – or not? –…

What is going on in Rwanda today?

Today it will be 18 years after the genocide but the country only started recovering from the impact of this violent bloody conflict. Lets go one step back to the events of 1994 in Rwanda. Trigger of the 100 days lasting genocide was the shoot down of the airplane bringing the current president of Rwanda…