Monthly Archives: April 2005

Shortcut to registry of deeds

Written by: Halka Jaklová Photo by: René Jakl Do you want to find information on real estate in the Czech Republic as easily and quickly as possible? We recommend that you visit the Registry of Deeds over the internet (www.cuzk.cz) instead of spending time going to the office or sending information by post. There are…

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Leading through the change

Written by: Renée LeMoine Photo by: Vojtěch Vlk Our company has revised its strategic plan and top management will start implementing it next month. However the new strategy means reorganizing one department, and is making its team really nervous. Seldom is change an easy process for everyone involved. While one team will gain resources, it…

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One, two, three, Squash!

Written by: Todd F. Shaw photo: archiv As one of the world’s most popular racket sports, squash is an excellent way to get in shape, improve your eye-hand coordination, reflexes, agility, and general cardio-vascular condition. WHEN IT COMES to winning the game, instructions of technique and strategy could fill entire books (and have). For the…

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Beautiful traps in a castle park

Written by: Libor Ševčík The nine-hole golf course in Štiřín has both fans and detractors. Those who know and love cultivated nature and how to play it sing the courses praises. Those whose shots sometimes go where they shouldn’t curse it. Certainly Štiřín is full of natural traps and pitfalls where balls disappear forever. Photo:…

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ISSUE #112

Photo: archiv Luděk Keltyčka (30) On 1 March 2005 named general director of ČP Leasing.What led you to accept the offer for this job? Mainly my desire to work with an excellent team and follow up on the company’s successes in previous years. What do you see as your greatest task? To widen the company’s…

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Jan Pirk: The pulse of a healthy team

Written by: Monika Mudranincová Photo: David Holas The head of the Cardiology Center of the Prague Institute of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (IKEM) is a renowned surgeon. This energetic chief of six hundred subordinates knows how to accept criticism, but won’t tolerate slander or sloth. You’re an experienced surgeon who operates every day. You also…

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Karlín: Riverside rejuvenation

Written by: David Friday Thanks to the efforts of both the city and a consortium known as Investors for Prague 8, Karlín emerged from the floods of 2002 with an infrastructure strong enough to support a rebirth of office development. Now a boom of residential space is beginning to follow naturally in that wake. Danube…

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Fleet management: Getting ready for the boom

Written by: Jason Hovet Photo by: Tomáš Kubeš, Jan Vágner While the fleet management and operational leasing sector has seen a great year, it’s no time for local leaders to celebrate. A number of new players have entered the market in anticipation of the real boom to come. Martin Mitterwald Photo: Jan Vágner FLEET MANAGEMENT…

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ISSUE #112

Written by: Todd F. Shaw Cinema chic The Denon 550SD 5.1 Home Cinema System destroys the myth that good-sounding home cinema has to be bulky and ugly. The aluminum encased DVD & receiver are true separates, with the full range of decoding and playback options found on other AV components, yet the two units are…

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Stay home and make friends

Written by: Jiří VašekChat groups and personals sites, where your identity may or may not be hidden at the other end of the web, is one of the most active online segments. Here’s a cross-section of sites that are attracting extroverts. http://www.xko.cz Although visitors to this site number only in the hundreds, it’s an ideal…

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