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
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
Damn it! You forgot to move your car and now you are stuck in that village. Oh no! You missed that flight after running half a marathon across the airport. Whaaat? Can’t be possible, you packed everything up and then... you forgot it at home, too late too far. The food is weirdly sweet. The … Continue reading It all depends on how you look at it
When we become too confident, we loose the rope, we tend to relax. And, time out needs to happen, but not in the middle of something. If you lower your gard while on duty...things can get difficult. And when that happens, what will you do? Will you invest the effort to make it better? Will … Continue reading Making things better
We don't know what we will find, what is awaiting for us just around the corner. We just know how we did react to the last bump, or success, or challenge,. We just know how faced life yesterday. We, simply do not know. We just can expect to be prepared to respond, we have the … Continue reading Around the corner
Yesterday was thanksgiving. A day to give thanks (although we should be able to do it every day, not having to wait a whole year!) to: those who love and support us those who teach us something every day, making who we are for what we have, how lucky we can be to who gives … Continue reading Happy thanksgiving (+1)!
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?
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
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