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Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

Neil MacGregor: 2600 years of history in one object

Introduction au Personal branding : Comment gérer son identité et sa réputation ? (Partie 1) - Article rédigé par Alexandre Lachaut (Webcastory) Ce 1er plateau sur le Personal Branding a pour simple ambition de poser les bases de ce nouveau phénomène en France.Tout d'abord, qu’est-ce que le personal branding ? Le terme « personal branding » est apparu sous le clavier de Tom Peters en 1997 dans un article intitulé « The Brand Called You » sur fastcompany (article très intéressant ici).Le Personal Branding, ou gestion de marque personnelle, est une méthode pour gérer notre carrière en créant notre marque personnelle ou notre marque professionnelle, c’est-à-dire notre marque en tant que professionnel. Cette marque se définit à travers notre identité et notre réputation…(définition d’Olivier Zara).J’image déjà certain(e)s d’entre vous s’exclamer que « Je ne suis pas une marque ! Pour ceux qui veulent en savoir plus, cliquez ici ! Introduction au Personal branding : comment gérer son identité et sa réputation ? Pourquoi et comment être authentique dans son Personal Branding ?

World War II "Time Capsule" Fighter Found in Sahara Photograph by Jakub Perka, BNPS Recently discovered in Egypt by an oil-exploration team, a World War II fighter plane called "the aviation equivalent of Tutankhamun's tomb" bears the scars of 70 years in the Sahara desert —but is nevertheless considered to be in "time capsule" condition. "I've never seen anything like it," said Ian Thirsk, head of collections at the Royal Air Force (RAF) Museum in London. The Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk is "the best preserved example of a Second World War aircraft I've seen for many, many years." The plane's pilot is thought to have been Flt. (Related pictures: "World War II 'Samurai Subs' Found-Carried Aircraft." ) — James Owen in London

15 caractéristiques du management du 21ème siècle « Le management du futur sera ouvert et globale ! » Ce n’est pas moi qui le dit, mais Stefan Lindegaard, sur son excellent blog 15inno. Ce spécialiste danois de l’innovation ouverte (open innovation), s’inspire lui-même de Gary Hamel, célèbre professeur de management stratégique à l’université de Harvard. A distance, l’un et l’autre dégagent quelques caractéristiques clés d’un management efficace. Un management qui pourra mieux répondre aux défis et réalités de ce début de 21ème siècle. Voici 15 facettes principales de ce management d’aujourd’hui, un peu, et surtout de demain : 1. Les processus et les pratiques en vigueur demain devront refléter réellement et sincèrement l’interdépendance de toutes les parties prenantes, internes et externes à l’entreprise. 2. Retrouver les avantages du leadership naturel. 3. La méfiance et la peur, trop souvent présente dans les organisations, pénalisent l’innovation et l’implication des uns et des autres. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15.

Gulf War The Gulf War (2 August 1990 – 28 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 1990 – 17 January 1991), for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 1991 – 28 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 34 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait. The war is also known under other names, such as the Persian Gulf War, First Gulf War, Gulf War I, Kuwait War, First Iraq War, or Iraq War[13][14][15][a] before the term "Iraq War" became identified instead with the 2003 Iraq War (also referred to in the U.S. as "Operation Iraqi Freedom").[16] The Iraqi Army's occupation of Kuwait that began 2 August 1990 was met with international condemnation, and brought immediate economic sanctions against Iraq by members of the U.N. Security Council. U.S. President George H. W. Etymology[edit] Operational names[edit]

Ancient City Found in India, Irradiated from Atomic Blast Radiation still so intense, the area is highly dangerous. A heavy layer of radioactive ash in Rajasthan, India, covers a three-square mile area, ten miles west of Jodhpur. Scientists are investigating the site, where a housing development was being built. For some time it has been established that there is a very high rate of birth defects and cancer in the area under construction. The levels of radiation there have registered so high on investigators' gauges that the Indian government has now cordoned off the region. Scientists have unearthed an ancient city where evidence shows an atomic blast dating back thousands of years, from 8,000 to 12,000 years, destroyed most of the buildings and probably a half-million people. The Mahabharata clearly describes a catastrophic blast that rocked the continent. A Historian Comments "Instead of mushroom clouds, the writer describes a perpendicular explosion with its billowing smoke clouds as consecutive openings of giant parasols. Bibliography 1.

Gangrule - The History of the Mafia - StumbleUpon 5 Ancient Acts of War That Changed the Face of the Earth Nothing motivates people like war. That's how the Great Wall of China got built--they were protecting themselves against enemies who lived to the north. But that wall is hardly the only time we've changed the face of the planet in the name of winning a war. Some of the ass kickings unleashed with ancient empires on the line were so mind-boggling, the Earth still hasn't recovered. #5. You need a lot of impressive things on your resume to earn a title like "The Great," but Alexander the Great's most awesome accomplishment has to be when he conquered the unconquerable city of Tyre. Minas Tirith can suck it. Located off the Mediterranean coast of present-day Lebanon, Tyre was pretty much an ancient Phoenician Azkaban Prison. Alexander's solution to this dilemma: Simply change the map forever by making the island not be an island any more. Slowly, and while being pelted with arrows and bombarded by Tyre's navy, Alexander's men built their new land mass, one stone at a time. It's still there. #4.

Starting over: Rebuilding civilisation from scratch - science-in-society - 28 March 2011 The way we live is mostly down to accidents of history. So what if we thought it through properly? IN JUST a few thousand years, we humans have created a remarkable civilisation: cities, transport networks, governments, vast economies full of specialised labour and a host of cultural trappings. It all just about works, but it's hardly a model of rational design - instead, people in each generation have done the best they could with what they inherited from their predecessors. Suppose we could try again.

Dutch famine of 1944 Causes and history[edit] Towards the end of World War II, food supplies became increasingly scarce in the Netherlands. After the landing of the Allied Forces on D-Day, conditions grew increasingly worse in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands. The Allies were able to liberate the southern part of the country, but their liberation efforts came to an abrupt halt when Operation Market Garden, their attempt to gain control of the bridge across the Rhine at Arnhem, failed. After the national railways complied with the exiled Dutch government's appeal for a railway strike starting September 1944 to further the Allied liberation efforts, the German administration retaliated by placing an embargo on all food transports to the western Netherlands. Operation Manna - Many Thanks written in tulips, Holland, May 1945. By the time the embargo was partially lifted in early November 1944, allowing restricted food transports over water, the unusually early and harsh winter had already set in. Food[edit]

How to Undress a Victorian Lady in Your Next Historical Romance How 19th Century Prostitutes Were Among the Freest, Wealthiest, Most... September 27, 2010 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. The following is an excerpt from Thaddeus Russell's new book, " A Renegade History of the United States" (Free Press/Simon & Schuster, 2010): In the nineteenth century, a woman who owned property, made high wages, had sex outside of marriage, performed or received oral sex, used birth control, consorted with men of other races, danced, drank, or walked alone in public, wore makeup, perfume, or stylish clothes -- and was not ashamed -- was probably a whore. In fact, prostitutes won virtually all the freedoms that were denied to women but are now taken for granted. While feminists were seeking to free women from the "slavery" of patriarchal marriage, prostitutes married later in life and divorced more frequently than other American women. Boom