The way we feel can be triggered by outside events. And that can impact the way we act. And the way we act always changes how we feel. These days are perfect to reinforce the way we act in a positive way, ignoring the rainy day and how it makes us feel, and instead start … Continue reading Mood and acts
One of the several approaches to creativity is the proclivity to engange in creative thought. And a rough definition of creative could be “the ability to design something new and useful at the same time“ (J. Peterson). From an individual perspective, when we say we are creative thinkers it has to be because the ideas … Continue reading Creative thinking: do you have it?
When you continuously challenge yourself, your environment, how things are done, how does the world work, .. You probably see fixable stuff everywhere. Organizations are made by people, their knowledge, skills and attitude. The oriented-to-change or to improvement organizations&teams are always looking around, searching for things to be fixed, anything that can be improved by … Continue reading We do not have a problem
You got comfy because you had performed that task a thousand times. You are an expert. If business keeps as usual, nothing could go wrong. Sure? Maybe you could stop paying attention to details, boredom leading to no longer caring about giving a 100%, taking things for granted and focus not being where it should … Continue reading Don’t get too comfy
Writing helps me in infinite ways, it helps me organize my thoughts, it allows me to see a structure in the unstructured... And so, where does inspiration comes from? From the world, the people that surrounds me, what I read, see on TV, what bothers me, the questions I have, what I wonder about, what … Continue reading Inspiration
Reading, sports, conversations, loneliness, silence, reading, chess, drinks, walking, friends, family, pets, work, colleagues, driving, traveling, people closeness, food lover, .... What are you made of? What brings you to life and is Your spark? What gives you food for thought, makes you vibe? What makes you smile and have comfort. What is it? These … Continue reading What are you made of?
You have been asked to read and summarize a document. And someone else was asked to do so before you. That person highlighted what he/she considered were important parts or remarkable ideas. Should you just replicate what was done and make your someone else’s words?Should it be a guideline, to develop your own thoughts and … Continue reading What was highlighted by others before you did
There is this mind game. There is a farmer that visits a market and buys a wolf, a sheep and a cabbage. On his way back home, he needs to cross a river. On the boat he can only carry himself one of them to the far bank of the river, so here is the … Continue reading Wolf, sheep and cabbage game
It is a finite element, but the use you make of it, says a lot. Low usage (low elasticity): TirednessSense of too much to do, no time at all to do anythingAny peak of activity looks huge, almost impossibleAny proposal for going out is uf! Not in the moodLeads to inefficiency, two unnecessary movements, efforts, … Continue reading Time elasticity
We are now so used to it that sometimes we forget that is a tool not the reason to be. We can keep in touch with those who are far away from us by email, chats, social networks, video conferences... but that should not replace a trip just to pay a visit, a night out, … Continue reading Technology