7 Lessons of Love

Love lessons

1. True love is (American media) propaganda Anything can happen but it’s better not to blindly believe what American tv-shows tell us. In many cultures romantic love is seen extremely different than in the Western societies today. 2. When Marriage Was Invented, It Was Meant to Last 10 – 20 Years …Which meant a lifetime […]

Cry for the Planet

Human beings are walking into their worst environmental disaster. The climate is heating up. Oxygen levels are decreasing in the seas causing disastrous effects to flora and fauna. Rainforests, “the lungs of the Earth”, are being cut down and desertication is threatening our fields. Polar bears are drowning but even more worryingly, the melting of the arctic […]

Hemmtiin kauneusihanteet

Kauneusihanteet

//I apologise to you, my dear English speaking reader: This texts created itself in Finnish. It is about questioning the beauty standards which are often very closely bound to what indicates wealth and what is hard to reach in the current society. Google Translate is a great invention if you are truly curious. I promise that […]

Learnings from the “Terrorist” – Book Review: Long Walk to Freedom by Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela in front of an audience

During the past two weeks, I’ve been caught up by Nelson Mandela‘s autobiography. As I am a slow reader I preferred to listen it as an audiobook. Nonetheless, it is a book which will stay in my thoughts for long. Although traditional African childhood is surely not too familiar for a Nordic woman, Mandela captured my full […]

Yrityksen tavoite on tuottaa hyvää

yrityksen tarkoitus

“Yrityksen tavoite on tuottaa voittoa“, kuuluu taloustieteen ikivanha mantra. Tämä tavoite on jopa osakeyhtiöiden osalta kirjattuna osakeyhtiölakiin: “Yhtiön toiminnan tarkoituksena on tuottaa voittoa osakkeenomistajille, jollei yhtiöjärjestyksessä määrätä toisin.” En onneksi ole ainoa kauppislainen, joka on säpsähtänyt lauseen kohdalla. Kirjan Taivas ja helvetti tarinassa Jari Saravuo kertoo kuinka alkoi väitellä asiasta professorin kanssa yliopiston taloustieteen oppitunnilla. Koko voiton […]