Strategic design, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
When we look at a company’s strategic decisions, we tend to ask ourselves what reasoning lies behind them. Sometimes they are a mystery, one we want to believe in either for convenience or by convention by Francesco Michienzi I often wonder what strategy certain business leaders are following, both within and... Read more
Words of truth, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
The Genoa International Boat Show was a great success, but also provided a stage for today’s politicians to make all kinds of statements, often with no real links to reality. What we really need is more tangible help for the yachting industry by Francesco Michienzi It’s often the case that... Read more
The Camino de Santiago, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
A delicate and moving tale. We have borrowed the words of the main character as the starting point for a brief reflection on truth  by Francesco Michienzi A vacation, which derives from the Latin vacuum, is a period of unfilled time when the individual does not have to carry out their... Read more
Symbol of a better Italy, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
The new San Giorgio Bridge is the symbol of an Italy that excels in many different ways, as will also be illustrated at the Genoa International Boat Show in October by Francesco Michienzi Genoa’s new San Giorgio Bridge, which opened on 3 August, demonstrates that most things in life are within our... Read more
Interpreting a new phase, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
The watchwords have changed, nowadays consumers want to be hearing about the environment, sustainability, gender equality, inclusiveness, mindful consumption, technological innovation, and new challenges The most optimistic forecasts say that the Italian boat industry will see a loss of sales equivalent to approximately 13 percentage points, and the loss of roughly 5,000... Read more
When life comes looking for you, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
The pandemic crisis has uncovered our true nature. This is a historic period in time and must make us put our weaknesses aside, working towards the common good with our better sides by Francesco Michienzi I EXPECTED SOME REACTION TO MY MAY EDITORIAL, BUT I CERTAINLY DIDN’T IMAGINE I... Read more
Hypocrisy and On Kindness, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
This particular period we are living through should lead us to rethink the values and sentiments that guide what we do. It would be truly desirable to reflect on whether our words match our actions by Francesco Michienzi Will we really be better people when this is all over?... Read more
Fuelling passion, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
What is the purpose of a magazine like ours? Providing the latest news from the sector, testing and describing boats, and featuring harbours and beauty spots. But also making people dream and helping to distance their minds from daily anxieties by Francesco Michienzi When I wrote the April editorial I... Read more
Choose a boat for a happy life, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
A family boat is the ideal way to tackle the complex issues we are all facing at the moment, exacerbated by unexpected external factors by Francesco Michienzi The family yacht is something that has always intrigued me, and offered me plenty of pause for thought. A boat’s story is... Read more
Economist Forum: all words and no solutions, the editorial by Franco Michienzi
Do conferences really provide an opportunity to share problem-solving ideas? Sometimes they’re simply a chance to meet and acknowledge ongoing issues by Francesco Michienzi Are forums and conferences really an opportunity for cultural growth? Or do they just provide the chance to meet outside the workplace and exchange a few opinions?... Read more