People

July 31, 2020

Celebrating Anne Frank’s Birthday

In today’s troubled world, it seems more important than ever to remember the remarkable schoolgirl who wrote one of the most important diaries of the twentieth […]
June 23, 2020

When Engineering and Origami get together

The Japanese art of paper folding brings together the disciplines of art and mathematics, as this former NASA scientist explains. Scientist Robert Lang quit his job […]
March 25, 2020

The Net Worth of Social Network Founders

Social media networks are used by more than forty-five percent of the world’s population: some 2.8 billion people. As such, these networks have made their founders […]
March 11, 2020

Albert Einstein, a serious case of productivity

Albert Einstein is recognized as one of the twentieth century’s greatest scientists. March 14 is the 141 anniversary of his birth and, to mark the occasion, […]
February 27, 2020

When Greta met David

 In December 2019, the British radio station Radio 4 invited climate activist Greta Thunberg to edit one of its flagship programs.  As part of the show, […]
January 30, 2020

Greta Thunberg, the face of a revolution

Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine’s person of the year for 2019.  This young climate activist has inspired people around the world to act together and […]
January 20, 2020

Dr. Martin Luther King, the Doctor of Dreams

On January 20, the USA celebrates one of its most inspirational and influential citizens, Dr Martin Luther King. On the third Monday of January each year, […]
December 24, 2019

10 Brilliant Quotes to Inspire Your 2020 New Year Resolutions

If you’re thinking about setting some inspirational goals for yourself for 2020, read these quotes first!  We share tips from leading thinkers and writers about goals, […]
November 20, 2019

Marcus Sheridan: from the swimming pool guy to a guru marketing

Sheridan went from the co-owner of a failing small business to a successful turnaround and new career as a social media guru – simply by answering […]
October 29, 2019

Pablo Picasso, a creative genius

Few artists have had such an impact on art as Pablo Picasso. Business Optimizer explores the life of one of the most famous figures of the […]
September 23, 2019

Printing pioneers – Hewlett & Packard

HP transformed the way we buy our ink with its HP Instant Ink service, launched in 2013. But this innovation was just the latest revolution in […]
August 14, 2019

6 Celebrities who’ve had a major career change

Success can come late in life – and sometimes from unexpected places.  Just ask these celebrities – all of them were at very different jobs before […]
July 22, 2019

The Adventurous Life of Ray Mears

This month, Business Optimizer is focusing on the benefits of working outside.  But for British adventurist and wilderness expert Ray Mears, his entire career has been […]