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A fresh career move (yeah, right)

Occasionally I run into to them; the candidates who have decided after much hemming and hawing to take that next career step. They invariably insist that they are in dire need of a fresh challenge. In spite of a depressed and depressing economy and unpromising… More.

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This disaster is sponsored by…

Sepp Blater left the FIFA. Good riddance. The problem is not over though. The organisation is still drenched in corruption. That’s how Russia got selected to organise the World Cup 2018 and Qatar 2022. This would have been impossible if the FIFA was lead by… More.

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What design can actually do

WDCD’s founder Richard van der Laken (De Designpolitie) – in yellow – being interviewed on stage by moderators David Kester and Hadassah de Boer. Last week I visited What Design Can Do (WDCD) in the Stadsschouwburg. The two-day conference was celebrating its 5th anniversary and since… More.

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Why women should not be taken seriously

There it was again: the opening article of a Dutch ad magazine guided by a picture that looked like it was promoting mediocre menswear. A line-up of the short-headed and the beards. Wearing black and blue. Havas and Boondoggle merged. And like most other get-togethers,… More.

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