A classic experiment was first conducted in 1873 by a German zoologist who put a large pike in a tank of water and fed the pike small bait fish. After awhile, he divided the tank by inserting a heavy glass in it. Then, he dropped the small fish into the section separated from the pike … Continue reading The Pike Syndrome
We only think about leaning our daily activity when struggling, we put the effort on being cost effective when facing budget cuts, we talk about being customer oriented when we are losing them... But what if we tried to always do better, for ourselves, our customers and employees at the most reasonable cost? Common sense. … Continue reading Focus on … what?
If we prefer sending an email (write and send, easy), if we just forward funny, shocking, easy, stuff that even us (senders) will not be able to remember what were they about two days later... why are we surprise when noise surrounds us? when we receive annoying demanding and/or avoidable emails, or fake news, ...? … Continue reading Short & important
- You were not the first to finish the exam, neither the first to begin writing. - While the rest of the students talked about the solution to the exercise and all agreed that the answer was 23, you could only think about that your calculation result had been 1,908. - You were not the … Continue reading The last one standing
When we are spending times with friends, we can spend hours discussing about almost any topic. It is not mandatory to have data, only respectful arguments that can support our opinion. The opinion can be based on your personal experience or in someone elses that you try. But when you try to change things, when … Continue reading Ideas and facts
In the era of the network society job and employment have experienced a huge transformation. On one hand, we observe a higher level of individualization, terms as skills, engagement, ownership of your career / development have gained importance over the background. Now, it's the person as a single element who decides and creates its own … Continue reading Network talks: the impact on labor
Easy to say, not so easy to do. Open space, team building, training, ... All of this worths nothing, as they are simply tools, if there is not in place the basic, the HOW. And that's Trust. What you need: Trust is the only feasible base to build a collaborative environment as it makes every … Continue reading Network Talks: Collaboration, how?
When a problem arises, there are two different type of responses. One is to try finding the answer on what we know or did in the past that apparently worked. The other is to seek for out of the box solutions. But sometimes happens that the challenge/problem was never approached. Or, at least, there are … Continue reading Clueless? Don’t panic
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Last week, two different conversations took place, the first around giving advice only when being asked for and with lot of caution, the second... receiving advice without even asking for. For sure that most of the times when someone is "advising" you is with the best … Continue reading Giving advice, is not that simple
Spotify is one of those magic apps that allow you to "bottle" thousands of songs, and label them so they can be easy to identify when ready for consumption. My reason for creating new ones is mainly getting tired of listening to the same songs (use almost the same type of music regardless of the … Continue reading A new playlist: bottling pieces of life