We work hard, we live under a lot of pressure, our agenda is full, our weekends or days-off are few, short. The closest you get to that expected break, the more you feel the tiredness, but at the same time you have that joy of having that amount of time to do whatever you want … Continue reading Time for a break
You fell in love with that brand, product, service, project, team. You would not buy anything else even if it was cheaper, told it was better, ensured to have a shorter answering time, offered a more attractive one, promised to get a salary increase. You would not do it because of that je ne sais … Continue reading Can our soul vanish?
How many times do you hear: "this is urgent"... "X" has asked for this report asap, we need the information by the end of the morning, I am sorry to come on a rush but we are on a hurry and we need your help Now, ... many many times. No one can live forever … Continue reading Urgency overuse can make it meaningless
Information: #data, #fake_news, #gossip, #tweets, #conversations, #corporate_Communication, #memos, #meetings, #stories, #presentations, #useful, #verified, #estimation... We live in the era of hyper information. We find anything we want or need, even more, more than we want or look for, we have information overload. Depending on the source it comes from, we credit it or not. But … Continue reading Information and trust
Customer experience, Customer journey, customer service, customer centric, our customer is the reason of everything we do. How many of these words have you heard lately? Many of them, for sure. There are many ways to interact with customers: tolerate them, handle them nicely, care about them, overwhelm them, ignore them... I have experienced two examples … Continue reading Push & Pull Customer Service
Not everyone does it, speaking up is a scarce good. And when we do, when we speak up, it's not guaranteed we do it at the right time, with the appropriate words, with an elaborated statement, .. So, there is no good in remaining silent, even more when we see something unfair, an injustice or … Continue reading The scarce good of Speaking up
I have written in this blog a lot about uncertainty, how averse or inclined we are. Without regard of what type you are, we all go through different stages when starting something new. These last weeks I have rediscovered mines. Projects and adventures, have driven me through this kind of rollercoaster. Many people has drawn … Continue reading The personal process of transforming daydreams into real
Many of the things we build, create are for consumption by others. We suffer and enjoy the process, as we are creating something we feel it will be useful or special. After, we share it, we sell it, we expose it. We are quite sure they will like it, after all that we include. Feeback … Continue reading Create, release, ask for feedback
We are by nature ideas-generating machines. In a day we can ask and answer to ourselves so many times.. What if I did, try? And could I go home using a different route? Why don't we? Hummm... what would happen if...? As easy as they flow in our minds wwe let them go when we … Continue reading What when the idea isn’t as good as we thought?
There are few people who have the skills of true listening as also to know when and how to speak. These are two awesome "super powers". It's not easy to hear an opinion contrary to ours, without giving that look, or trying to rebate it just pursuing to be wright, to tell what is our … Continue reading Learning to listen and to speak