Combining an outrageously engraved casing with an exquisite crocodile strap, the EMC Pistol is one of the most unique timepieces to ever adorn a wrist. As expected, the movement is engineered to keep track of time. But while many watches are accurate, the EMC Pistol tells time with all the panache of Captain Jack Sparrow sashaying down the Black Pearl’s gangplank. Reminiscent of a Victorian Era dueling pistol, the casing houses a mechanical movement, a hand-cranked electric generator, a capacitor and a system to monitor efficiency. One dial indicates time, another runs seconds, the third reveals the status of the 80-hour power reserve while the fourth indicates the precision of the movement. In simple terms, the dial lets you know if you’re gaining or losing even a fraction of a second. If so, a small hidden handle allows the needed correction. Swaggering style with precision, a rare combination indeed; Urwerk.com.
As the way we do business constantly evolves, a familiar force in the Miami area is taking on the challenges of an unpredictable future. For Miami Business School, students from all backgrounds are adopting an ethos that business is much more than dollars and cents.
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, we tracked down a few of Miami’s leading Hispanic entrepreneurs to get a glimpse into what it means to be your own boss and how to effectively balance an ever-changing world where a regular 9 to 5 just won’t cut it.