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
The road to hell is paved with good intentions. Last week, two different conversations took place, the first around giving advice only when being asked for and with lot of caution, the second... receiving advice without even asking for. For sure that most of the times when someone is "advising" you is with the best … Continue reading Giving advice, is not that simple
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?
Spotify is one of those magic apps that allow you to "bottle" thousands of songs, and label them so they can be easy to identify when ready for consumption. My reason for creating new ones is mainly getting tired of listening to the same songs (use almost the same type of music regardless of the … Continue reading A new playlist: bottling pieces of life
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
Habit: usual way of behaving or a tendency that someone has settled into. Some examples: eating the first thing you find in the fridge when you get home or going to bed without eating at all minimize the quality of the work done, or apologize for the next comment you will make or not even … Continue reading Changing our habits
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