Concentration & performance

Some of us have spent the last months working from home. Suddenly, there was a change of scenario, far from the office, colleagues, coffee breaks and interruptions that led us to increase our performance. Quiet times at home allowed us to concentrate much more on what we were doing. But after a while, performance, or … Continue reading Concentration & performance

We do not have a problem

When you continuously challenge yourself, your environment, how things are done, how does the world work, .. You probably see fixable stuff everywhere. Organizations are made by people, their knowledge, skills and attitude. The oriented-to-change or to improvement organizations&teams are always looking around, searching for things to be fixed, anything that can be improved by … Continue reading We do not have a problem

Network Talks: Collaboration, how?

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?

“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