Monday Message 19th March 2018

“The automobile engine will come, and then I will consider my life’s work complete”

– German inventor Rudolph Diesel who was born 160 years ago yesterday, in Paris

Monday Message 12th March 2018

“My medical work has been my achievement and my family with 14 grandchildren. Those are real achievements”

– Sir Roger Bannister (23-Mar-29 to 3-Mar-18), the first runner to break the 4 minute mile barrier, on Thursday 6 May 1954. He was motivated for this goal out of failure to medal in the 1952 Olympics 1500m race at Helsinki.

Monday Message 5th March 2018

How bad can a cyber threat be?

In the third quarter of 2017 Denmark’s AP Moller – Maersk Group suffered a severe global cyber attack with costs estimated at USD250-300 million – just 1% of annual revenue. However shipping is a high volume low margin business and this cost wiped out one third of their 2017 year profit.

Nevertheless, AP Moller Maersk is pushing on.. “our digital transformation is taking shape”. Safely we hope, as the dominant container line serving NZ.

Monday Message 15th January 2018

“The cure for anything is salt water – sweat, tears or the salt sea”

– Karen Blixen (pen name Isak Dinesen) accomplished Danish author of Out of Africa and Babette’s Feast…

We hope that you returned from your Xmas break well ‘cured’ and look forward to a prosperous 2018…