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
That's too difficult, I have too much work, there are too many people in the room, I have too many ideas, it's too good to be true, this is a project with too many issues, too many participants, today visited us too many customers ... Just starting the sentence with this "too", tires us, lowers … Continue reading Too much, too many, too…
I recently lost my wireless headphones. I loved them, they were light, handy, perfect for my short running training or long walking days. Anyway, they are gone. A pair of new ones are on their way. But, before buying I made some research. Down the road some similarities with how connected to the environment we … Continue reading The lost headphones
“Mirror! Mirror on the wall! Who is the fairest of them all?” And the magic mirror would say, “You are, Your Majesty!” But one day, the mirror replied, “Snow White is the fairest of them all!” I am quite sure that most of you have read the story about Snow White and the wicked … Continue reading Mirror, mirror on the wall!