"Entrepreneurship in Spain is stronger than ever - it's in our DNA!"

An article here last week was titled 'Why Spain has an entrepreneurship problem (and why there's hope)". It's been one of the most discussed articles on Whiteboard, mostly on LinkedIn. One of the reactions there came from business advisor Javier Macias, an alumnus of ESADE business school, which was also mentioned in the earlier article. Here's his reaction: "The topic surprised me. It makes the assumption that...

Aww, Kickstarter cuteness: a 'Good Night Lamp' to stay in touch with loved ones

A Kickstarter project by a few London designers: the 'Good Night Lamp' a family of lamps that keep you connected to your loved ones, wherever they are around the world. It's (slightly) more than just a gimmick: the designers would like the lamps to be come the physical versions of those green dots on Facebook or Skype that indicates that someone is available for a chat: "Keeping in touch with people has gradual...

8 ways to have more productive meetings in 2013

Meetings can be quite the time sink, so we’re betting that one of your New Year’s resolutions is to have more productive meetings in 2013. And we’re here to help: here are eight great tips and tricks to make sure your meetings are short and sweet and to the point, and that they get things done. The top reasons why meetings fail are because they involve the wrong people, there are too many people in the meeti...