“Gazing out the window” effect

There is a funny thing about zoom, skype.. conferences. We usually forget that the same way we are seeing what others are doing, the rest can see what we are doing. It is like we were looking through a window, seeing what is happening but not being watched by anyone one can see what we … Continue reading “Gazing out the window” effect

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