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

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

Weaving your network. Weaving your web.

When we talk about " our network", we usually think about it from a professional perspective only. But it is far more than that, it is a personal web formed with family, friends and occasional contacts not directly related with our profession or daily activity. The network we have created is part of a greater … Continue reading Weaving your network. Weaving your web.

The 4 colors connection with teams productivity

colors, mood and productivity

There is a connection between colors and mood. It can reflect the way we feel or we can use it to alter our current attitude. Teams are comprised of individuals, so when we look at them we should see like a rainbow of personalities and moods. when it's  single colored it impacts on the productivity. … Continue reading The 4 colors connection with teams productivity