Managing yourself

By Paulina Putilin, EBA15B Self-management is crucial in today’s working life and business environment in order to be successful. With more and more constantly on our plates, we need to choose what to focus on in order to make ourselves stand out from the crowd more than our competitors. Time management and self-control play a…

Out with the Old & in with the New

by Bradley Whipp IBL15A Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France (1814) said “an army marches on its stomach” and this statement still resonates today but not only in military sphere but in all forms of human activity. In academia various studies have found that students’ performance is based on, among other things, their quality of diet…

Metropolia Blog 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 4,329 films were submitted to the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. This blog had 19,000 views in 2012. If each view were a film, this blog would power 4 Film Festivals. The 2012 views are 72% up from 2011. Click…

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…