Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

Ladies and gentlemen, fasten your seat belts

By Zsarlene B. Chua

How to fasten your seat belt, how to operate a life jacket, and how to use the oxygen masks — these (and more) are standard information given whenever one boards an airplane. So standard and often tedious that people tune out once the captain says “presenting the safety features of this airplane” monologue and then turns on the safety video or the flight attendants perform the shtick for the thousandth time.

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A Filipina rises to McKinsey’s top

A Filipina rises to McKinsey’s top

By Pola Esguerra del Monte, Multimedia Editor of BusinessWorld SparkUp

A dept at sleeping in one city and waking up in another, McKinsey partner Kristine Romano follows this weekly itinerary: Malaysia (two days), Jakarta or Singapore (one or two days), then Manila (the rest of the week). That is a cinch for someone who once traveled from Manila to Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Los Angeles, Sydney and then back to Manila in a span of three weeks.

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