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[l] at 10/13/19 11:59pm
by Maria Martin | Prague Daily Monitor

Prague Monitor's correspondent Maria attended the Prague Pride festival earlier this month to find out what pride means to people.

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[l] at 10/13/19 11:26pm
by Ileana Lobkowicz | Prague Daily Monitor

It's easier to eat than it is to pronounce. It's crispy. It's fluffy. It's heavenly. It's trdelník. The plethora of trdelník stands and shops advertise their product as a "traditional Czech pastry" or an "old Bohemian specialty." But how traditional is it?

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[l] at 10/13/19 10:46pm
Prague Leadership Institute

"Inspiration is for amateurs. The rest of us just show up and get to work." Some might note a bit of cynicism in Chuck Close's quote, but I see a deeper meaning to it. To me, what Close is saying is that inspiration can only go so far, and after a while, the discipline, dedication and hard work are what actually get things done.

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[l] at 10/11/19 1:00am
Prague Leadership Institute

"It's so much easier to suggest solutions when you don't know too much about the problem." Basically, there are two types of people in meetings: Those who have something to say, and those who have to say something, and Forbes's quote so beautifully describes the latter.

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[l] at 10/11/19 12:30am
by Jabbar Moradi | Prague Daily Monitor

During the last spring, Bianca Bellová was criticized, if not attacked, by the feminists of the Czech Republic for what she wrote. A careful read and you will see that Bianca called feminists to spend some of their resources, time, and attention on their fellow women in the worst-off lands on this planet. Some say it was provocative, but I do not think that could undermine what women are going through in the Middle East.

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[l] at 10/10/19 11:48pm
Prague Leadership Institute

"I am not an Athenian, I am not a Greek, I am a citizen of the world." While this quote of Socrates so aptly describes what I think is the proper mindset for the 21st century, it also speaks to one of the biggest issue businesses face today—internally.

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[l] at 10/10/19 11:01pm
by Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor

An international meeting of barrel organ players and Letní Letná tightrope walk opening are among the highlights of this week.

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[l] at 10/10/19 10:30pm
by Ileana Lobkowicz | Prague Daily Monitor

During a tour to experience "Prague's under-world", Ileana met Karim, a homeless tour guide working for Pragulic, the social enterprise breaking down the stigmas around homelessnes. "The goal of my tour," announced Karim, "is to change your perspective after tonight, to think like a homeless person." 

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[l] at 10/8/19 3:52am
by Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor

This weekend, you can taste wine and street food along the shores of Vltava, participate in a large-scale tea ceremony at Vyšehrad or visit the Křivoklát Castle where the beset noir movies will be screened.

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[l] at 10/8/19 3:04am
by Ona Jarmalavičiūtė | Prague Daily Monitor

Czech vocalist Tomáš Král fell in love with early music when it wasn't very popular in his home country. Now, he says, going to Baroque music concerts is considered trendy.

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[l] at 10/8/19 2:21am
Czech Development Agency

As a result of the emergence of self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine, the universities have been evacuated from this territory. The same was true of the Donbas National Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture. With the help of the Czech Development Agency (CzDA), a new school building has been renovated and made available for students.

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[l] at 10/8/19 1:19am
Prague Leadership Institute

"Strife is justice: The competition of individuals, groups, institutions, states, and empires constitutes nature's supreme court." To many, this may seem like a negative, even fatalistic perspective on one's life. I get that, but like so many aphorisms, it also elicits another perspective. To me, Heraclitus is saying that persistence wins the day.

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[l] at 10/8/19 12:44am
by Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor

On Wednesday, the pedestrian zone at Anděl will turn into a setting for a huge fiesta with meals, drinks and music from Mexico, Argentina, Cuba, or Brazil. Read below for more highlights of the week.

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[l] at 10/7/19 11:54pm
by Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor

Are you making plans for the weekend? We've highlighted five events, including a day of Jewish monuments, a summer cinema, and SWAP Prague Market!

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[l] at 10/7/19 11:20pm
Prague Leadership Institute

"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something." There is much more to Wilson Mizner's quote than the obvious and it's well worthwhile to take note of.

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[l] at 9/29/19 11:51pm
by Narmin Ismiyeva | Prague Daily Monitor

What to do in Prague this weekend? Drink beer in Fata Morgana greenhouse, watch martial art performances while tasting exotic food from Asia, recover with a yoga-vegan brunch session on Sunday morning and end it in the rhythm of tango on the Lucerna Rooftop.

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[l] at 9/29/19 11:17pm
Prague Leadership Institute

"The only way to make a man trustworthy is to trust him." If ever there were a quote to describe the alchemy and possibility of human relations, this is it. Just to be clear, this is not an invitation to become delusional. It is not an absolute, and I can assure you there will be disappointing times.

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[l] at 9/23/19 4:30am
Prague Leadership Institute

"If you believe everything you read, better not read." This common-sense proverb is truer today, in the age of fake news and social media, than ever before. Mastering the skill of critical thinking is a serious necessity, not only for leaders, but for any responsible member of civil society.

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[l] at 9/23/19 4:30am
by Olga Lysenkova | Medbelle

The Earnings & Savings From Hiring EU Medical Professionals: Data reveals how much the UK has earned in income tax from EU-nationals working in the medical industry over the past 5 years, as well as the money saved on education. Read below to learn about the benefits of hiring medical professionals from the EU in Medbelle's study.

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[l] at 9/23/19 3:45am
Prague Leadership Institute

"Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose." Steve Jobs's quote is a chilling reminder of the importance of perspective, honest reflection, and a sense of urgency as we chart the course of our lives.

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[l] at 9/23/19 3:45am
Prague Leadership Institute

In 1961, Yale professor, Stanley Milgrim conducted a series of experiments and discovered that an alarmingly large percentage of people obeyed directions they were given because of their blind faith and obedience to authority. To me, this well-known experiment points out the need for critical thinking.

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