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THE TOP EVENTS THAT MARKED THE CURRENT EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT

As elections to the European Parliament are fast approaching in the 28 member states of the European Union, EurActiv took a look back at some of the memorable moments of the European Parliament’s last five years. They were: 1. Commissioner … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: INNOVATION – INVENTION – COLLABORATION

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Part 1 of a 2-part article Open Innovation, the term used when companies and people literally open their problems and issues to the … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: AVOID THE BIG BUSINESS TRAP

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Most recent experience I have just returned from almost two full weeks of workshop sessions in Colombia, (despite what many people may think, … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ A tiny change – can make a big difference! The butterfly effect is the term used to describe often huge consequences that can follow … Continue reading

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MCDONALD’S LOSES BIG MAC TRADEMARK AFTER LEGAL BATTLE WITH IRISH CHAIN

On 15 January the Supermac Irish fast-food chain won a David versus Goliath battle against trademark bullying by a powerful multinational. The Galway-based firm persuaded the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) to cancel McDonald’s use of the “Big Mac” … Continue reading

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BUSINESS INSIGHT: DID THE PROFESSOR GET IT WRONG?

A new business insight provided by Roger La Salle, innovation thought leader and pioneer of “Matrix Thinking”™ Is it really that risky? In a recent article a professor suggested that in many cases Boards of Directors, although preaching the innovation gospel … Continue reading

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MAKE EU CITIZENSHIP A PERMANENT RIGHT

The Brexit negotiations have assumed that EU citizenship will cease for all UK nationals if and when the UK leaves the EU. With the outcome of Brexit still unclear only two months before the UK’s scheduled exit from the European … Continue reading

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