Your Final 2013 Weekend Entertainment

December 28, 2013

Your Final 2013 Weekend Entertainment


Din and Kam2This is the final weekend for 2013. We think it is appropriate to close our 2013 weekend entertainment session by bringing back some great ladies of song of a bygone era. Let us start with Joni James, followed by Doris Day. And then we bring on Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald and Dinah Washington. You will probably agree with us these personalities, each in her inimitable style, have left an indelible mark on modern popular music and jazz.

Please have  a good New Year. Despite the tough times ahead, we all have the strength of character to withstand the pressures that can come with the rising cost of living.–Dr. Kamsiah and Din Merican

Joni James

Doris Day

Rosemary Clooney

Ella Fitzgerald

Dinah Washington

3 thoughts on “Your Final 2013 Weekend Entertainment

  1. Assalamualaikum, a Happy New Year Datuk & Datin. Do remain the Merry and Jolly couple you both are and May Allah Bless you two with all good tidings and times in the year ahead.

    Let’s all pray for a strong and united Force of Malaysians and all the good Luck to face better times. Hopefully we will be rid of the the Devils, Demons and Puakas that as been muddling our brains and making our lives miserable.
    Thank you for the steady stream of foods for thought and nice Music to balm and salve the bumps and knocks life delivered us.

    A special Prayer for the Bravehearts TURUNs that Allah will Protect and Empower them the Might and Will, this coming Tuesday 31st December, 2013 to remove all the thorns from our sides.

    TO the Power of the Rakyats! Allahuakbar!


  2. Goodbye 2013…….hello 2014…… read ahead and get ahead.

    Harvard Business Review – January – February 2014
    January–February 2014
    Table of Contents


    From the Editor: Who Can Really Take on Short-Termism? by Adi Ignatius

    Spotlight on Talent and Performance
    IDEO’s Culture of Helping by Teresa Amabile, Colin M. Fisher, and Julianna Pillemer
    Building a Game-Changing Talent Strategy by Douglas A. Ready, Linda A. Hill, and Robert J. Thomas
    How Netflix Reinvented HR by Patty McCord

    SodaStream’s CEO on Turning a Banned Super Bowl Ad into Marketing Gold
    by Daniel Birnbaum
    Focusing Capital on the Long Term by Dominic Barton and Mark Wiseman
    The Big Lie of Strategic Planning by Roger L. Martin
    The New Patterns of Innovation by Rashik Parmar, Ian Mackenzie, David Cohn, and David Gann
    From Superstorms to Factory Fires: Managing Unpredictable Supply-Chain Disruptions
    by David Simchi-Levi, William Schmidt, and Yehua Wei
    The New Rules of Globalization by Ian Bremmer

    What Marketers Misunderstand About Online Reviews by Itamar Simonson and Emanuel Rosen
    How Noncompetes Stifle Performance by On Amir and Orly Lobel

    Size Matters What VUCA Really Means for You by Nathan Bennett and G. James Lemoine
    Compliance and the Fright Factor To Raise Productivity, Let More Employees Work from Home by Nicholas Bloom The Truth About Aging Populations by Wolfgang Lutz
    Blame Me by Kevin Sharer
    Vision Statement: A Taxonomy of Innovation Based on the work of Luma Institute

    Find the Coaching in Criticism by Sheila Heen and Douglas Stone
    Can a Strong Culture Be Too Strong? by David A. Garvin
    The Perils of Self-Promotion by Sarah Green
    Life’s Work: Salman Khan Interviewed by Alison Beard

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