Sleep is that time you’re working on startup problems with
your eyes closed.
— Dharmesh Shah
In the real world, what is shared is divided. In the world of ideas, what is shared is multiplied.
“A plan is an example of what could happen, not a prediction of what will happen.” – Kent Beck
“If you want to feel rich, just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.” anonymous
"He who can look into the future and discern conditions that are not manifest, will never make a blunder and therefore invariably win".
To save one night of hotel, my company granted me only one day in 3GSM Barcelona : departure the morning from Paris, return in the evening. With a sized handicap : a strike of the Paris' Air Controllers.
Obviously : a late meeting in Barcelona. Direct impact : modification of the initial plan : rent a car for Girona Airport (100 km from Barcelona) in the evening, hotel at Girona central town for the night, takeoff the next day at noon for Beauvais Airport (70 km from Paris), another car rent to return to the company. Added a 3 hours delay - thanks to RyanAir plane blocked by fog in Germany (official statment ...).
Conclusion: to avoid a Hotel (my initial request), my company paid a Hotel, two rented cars and a working day passed visiting the town of Girona :-(
Next time, I will get my two days in Barcelona ...
the phone will be the new advertising media
Micro$soft + Yahoo! = Yahoo Phone using Windows Mobile
soon or later ...
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