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As it is unquestionably of the highest importance to gain this information,

so it is a thing of the utmost difficulty, not to say impossibility.

[Baron Antoine de Jomini]

 

 

 

Some selected links: specific links, useful links, links to friendly websites

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Specific links

 
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Project management:
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A good website to begin understanding Prince2

http://www.prince2.com/what-is-prince2.asp

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Official website of the Office of Government Commerce (UK)

http://www.ogc.gov.uk/methods_prince_2.asp

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Official website of the APM Group (in charge of Prince2 accreditation and certification)

http://www.apmgroup.co.uk/PRINCE2/PRINCE2Home.asp

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Plenty of information

http://www.managementhelp.org/plan_dec/project/project.htm

 

 
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Training:
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Businessballs.com: excellent, a lot of information and tools; not limited to training

http://www.businessballs.com

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Free management library: overview of training and development

http://www.managementhelp.org/trng_dev/trng_dev.htm

 

 
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Strategy:
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QuickMBA: clear descriptions

http://www.quickmba.com/strategy

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Free management library: strategic planning

http://www.managementhelp.org/plan_dec/str_plan/str_plan.htm

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A classic text: "The art of war" by Sun Tzu; translation with explications

http://www.sonshi.com/learn.html

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"A book of five rings", by Miyamoto Musashi: another still used classic text, with explications

http://www.samurai.com/5rings

 

 
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Coaching:
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An independent portal

http://www.coachingnetwork.org.uk

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Businessballs.com: an overview; not limited to coaching

http://www.businessballs.com/

 

 
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NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming):
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Businessballs.com: an introduction to NLP

http://www.businessballs.com/nlpneuro-linguisticprogramming.htm

 

 
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Consultancies and Organizational development:
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Free management library: organizational development

http://www.managementhelp.org/org_chng/org_chng.htm

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MCNews: articles, newsletters, and so on

http://www.managementconsultingnews.com

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MarketingProfs: very interesting

http://www.marketingprofs.com/marketing/library

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friendly websites

 

 
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Postfrontal: aviation products; the number one in Italy

http://www.postfrontal.com

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USI: Università della Svizzera Italiana, in English and Italian

www.unisi.ch

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D-S-X: Vehicle Dynamic Systems; a Swiss high-tech firm

http://www.d-s-x.com

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Oakwood Lodge Guest House: an excellent B&B in the Heathrow area

www.oakwood121.co.uk

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D.ssa Raffaella Toniolo: specializzata in Psicologia dello Sport e Coaching con orientamento ICF

www.raffaellatoniolo.it

 

Useful links

 
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Dictionaries and glossaries:
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An excellent business dictionary

http://www.businessdictionary.com

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A financial dictionary

http://financial-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com

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English-English: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary

http://dictionary.cambridge.org

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A super multifunction English/French and French/English dictionary, with definitions, synonyms, conjugations and so on

http://dictionnaire.tv5.org/dictionnaires.asp

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A super bi-directional dictionary: German/English, German/French, German/Italian, German/Spanish, German/Chinese

http://www.leo.org

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The Yahoo! Babel Fish

http://babelfish.yahoo.com

 

 
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Maps and route planners:
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Google maps: maps and directions

http://maps.google.ch

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Multimap: maps and directions

http://www.multimap.com

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Maps and aerial views combined (Switzerland)

http://map.search.ch

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ViaMichelin: route planner

http://www.viamichelin.com

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Green Flag: route planner

http://www.greenflag.com/routeplanning

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Mappy: route planner (in Italian)

http://www.mappy.it

 

 
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Airports:
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Landings.com: impressive, airports worldwide, with links to official airport websites; click on the four-letters name (e.g., EGLL for Heathrow)

http://www.landings.com

 

 
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Railways:
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German railways: Europe wide, impressive; in English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Turkish

http://www.bahn.de/international

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SBB/CFF/FFS: Swiss railways, in English, French, German and Italian

http://www.sbb.ch

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Transport for London: the Tube, and so on

http://www.tfl.gov.uk

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National Rail: UK; very useful, especially if you have to travel from airports to London (and spare lots of money)

http://nationalrail.co.uk

 

 
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Buses:
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Meleterc: useful website on buses, rails and ferries in Europe

http://meleterc.com/Page655.html#Buses

 

 
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Weather forecast:
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Weather-forecast: impressive, worldwide

http://www.weather-forecast.com

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Westwind: professional weather forecast

http://www.westwind.ch

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WetterOnline: worldwide, in German

http://www.wetteronline.de

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MeteoSvizzera: official Swiss website; in English, French, German and Italian

http://www.meteosvizzera.admin.ch/web/it/meteo.html

 

 
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Telephone directories:
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International dialing codes

http://www.kropla.com/dialcode.htm

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Infobel: worldwide telephone directories, in many languages

http://www.infobel.com

 

 
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Converters, time zones, and so on:
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Time and date.com: world clock, time zones, time zones converter and a lot of other information

http://www.timeanddate.com

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Unit converter: very useful

http://www.digitaldutch.com/unitconverter

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Turbosite: if one needs to convert pressure units; in Spanish

http://www.turbosite.com.ar/conversiondeunidades/

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X-rates.com: currencies, with a currency calculator

http://www.x-rates.com

 

 
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News:
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BBC

http://www.bbc.com

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Financial Times

http://www.ft.com

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The Washington Times

http://www.washingtontimes.com

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Reuters

http://www.reuters.com

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Deutsche Welle: in many languages

http://www.dw-world.de

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Le Monde diplomatique: in many languages

http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr

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China Daily: news from China

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn

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RIA Novosti: a Russian information agency

http://en.rian.ru

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Techworld: very interesting news

http://www.techworld.com

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NewScientist: scientific news

http://www.newscientist.com

 

 
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Stock exchanges:
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London

http://www.londonstockexchange.com

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NYSE: Wall Street

http://www.nyse.com

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NASDAQ: US

http://www.nasdaq.com

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Frankfurt: in English and German

http://www.boerse-frankfurt.de

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Zurich: in English, French and German

http://www.swx.com

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Hong Kong

http://www.hkex.com.hk

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Shanghai

http://www.sse.com.cn

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Tokyo

http://www.tse.or.jp/english/index.html

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Toronto

http://www.tsx.com

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Micex (Russia)

http://www.micex.com

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RTS (Russia)

http://www.rts.ru/en

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Paris: in English, French, Dutch, Portuguese

http://www.euronext.com

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Milan: in Italian

http://www.borsaitaliana.it

 
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Currencies and precious metals:
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X-rates.com: currencies, with a currency calculator

http://www.x-rates.com

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Kitco: a lot of information and graphs on precious metals

http://www.kitco.com

 

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Energy:
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321energy: oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear, gasoline, solar and wind

http://www.321energy.com

 

 

 

Contacts

 

central(at)righetconsult.com

 

Lugano - Paradiso, Ticino, Switzerland

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