Rules for successful VCs

There have been many, many writtings about how to run the perfect meeting, be effective, how to run a conference call... but still, same mistakes are made. Video call in real life (sounds familiar?)* Planning and organization are important for any kind of meeting, but it is essential when we have remote, multi-type of connections … Continue reading Rules for successful VCs

The shiny object

Magpies are known for their "thievery", collecting shiny objects to adorn their nests. That fact is not 100% true. The reality is that they are inquisitive, interested in any object but show no preference for shininess. (BBC Article). How many times have you seen someone going after a project, information, topic, ... just because it's … Continue reading The shiny object

New times for construction kits

Imagine a construction kit of 100 pieces, 1 set of instructions for 5 predefined figures and one single player, yourself. Pretty sure that mostly all of us has had one of this during his life. If you think about it, I am sure you find different behaviors when you observe kids nowadays sharing this toy. … Continue reading New times for construction kits

What we are, who we are

There is the story of that guy who was a Top Manager at a very important company. When he had to give a speech, he traveled business-class, stayed at the best hotels and didn't pay for a single meal.  The time for him to step down, finally arrived. But he still was giving some speeches. … Continue reading What we are, who we are

The club of the curious people

We receive training, advice, lessons, ... We can attend the latest masterclasses, go to the best schools, have the best mentor, pay thousands of euros, spend hundreds of hours, have the "coolest" certificates with the trendy topic on it. But it's not what we have, what we received or what it cost. It's what we … Continue reading The club of the curious people

About exams and workplaces

In my life I have been through many exams and tests. I remember those crowded rooms, the tension, the relief once it was over, ... And I found interesting making the comparision between exams and meetings/team's behavior. In an exam: You cared more about the typo errors than you cared about your answers being right. … Continue reading About exams and workplaces