Father Time - a funny story about an old man literally getting hit with time!
In 2016, Rolex landed the number one spot on the Reputation Institute’s annual rankings, up from number 4 in 2015. This is when the olive-green dial, Rolex's signature colour was released, as shown in the header image. Credit for that picture goes to Time and Tide here and I used this picture because the green dial is … Continue reading A Brief History: The Rolex Day-Date
Is "time" a universal truth? Carlo Rovelli suggests it is NOT... . In other words, all time is simultaneous and where we are at one 'point' in time is not a necessarily "mutually exclusive" event. That's food for thought!
I decided to do another book summary post, since I found it so useful and insightful. This one is by brothers Jeffrey Eisenberg and Bryan Eisenberg, writing with Roy H. Williams. They analyse Amazon’s principles through the eyes of two imaginary characters on a road trip. The book is basically a dialogue between the older … Continue reading Be Like Amazon
This post is not about watches - it is about raising your mental game to the next level... A getAbstract summary of a book entitled "The Playmaker's Advantage" by Leonard Zaichkowsky and Daniel Peterson. In all honesty, after reading this you probably dont need to buy the book; but if you decide to - please consider buying … Continue reading The Playmaker’s Advantage
I recently read an article on aBlogtoWatch (ABTW) on this topic, and it was thoroughly detailed and interesting enough for me to want to write this. The post was inspired by a Morgan Stanley publication entitled "DTC and the Bullwhip Effect" which you can read in full here. It is a broker report, covering Richemont and … Continue reading The Watch Industry’s Biggest Problems In 2019 & Beyond
Benjamin Clymer, the founder of the watch-enthusiast website Hodinkee, has become a timepiece adviser to the stars. Credit: Damon Winter/The New York Times
I recently had a chat with a good friend of mine, Hassan; we talked about the refreshed blog, and my plans for it... he was pretty supportive and loved the idea. He also suggested that the name "WatchProductivity" was quite literal, but not particularly memorable or catchy. I didn't think it mattered but he urged … Continue reading Screw Down Crown: Changed the Blog Name
I recently had a conversation with my friend Vlasios... he said something which excited me, since I took it as a challenge! He said... "I always thought of watches as a useless luxury". Soak on that for a second. There is no 'rational' reason to spend money on most items we purchase today. Why buy … Continue reading Thinking about a watch collection?
I came across this article, and thought I would weigh in... because that is what bloggers do. Wow, a blogger... excuse me while I change into some sweatpants. I actually agree with the idea that using a watch to reduce the 'number of phone pickups a day' is excellent for productivity - I disagree that … Continue reading Why This Boring Watch Will Help With My Productivity & Writing