A classic experiment was first conducted in 1873 by a German zoologist who put a large pike in a tank of water and fed the pike small bait fish. After awhile, he divided the tank by inserting a heavy glass in it. Then, he dropped the small fish into the section separated from the pike … Continue reading The Pike Syndrome
Damn it! You forgot to move your car and now you are stuck in that village. Oh no! You missed that flight after running half a marathon across the airport. Whaaat? Can’t be possible, you packed everything up and then... you forgot it at home, too late too far. The food is weirdly sweet. The … Continue reading It all depends on how you look at it
When we become too confident, we loose the rope, we tend to relax. And, time out needs to happen, but not in the middle of something. If you lower your gard while on duty...things can get difficult. And when that happens, what will you do? Will you invest the effort to make it better? Will … Continue reading Making things better
We don't know what we will find, what is awaiting for us just around the corner. We just know how we did react to the last bump, or success, or challenge,. We just know how faced life yesterday. We, simply do not know. We just can expect to be prepared to respond, we have the … Continue reading Around the corner
Yesterday was thanksgiving. A day to give thanks (although we should be able to do it every day, not having to wait a whole year!) to: those who love and support us those who teach us something every day, making who we are for what we have, how lucky we can be to who gives … Continue reading Happy thanksgiving (+1)!
We only think about leaning our daily activity when struggling, we put the effort on being cost effective when facing budget cuts, we talk about being customer oriented when we are losing them... But what if we tried to always do better, for ourselves, our customers and employees at the most reasonable cost? Common sense. … Continue reading Focus on … what?
If we prefer sending an email (write and send, easy), if we just forward funny, shocking, easy, stuff that even us (senders) will not be able to remember what were they about two days later... why are we surprise when noise surrounds us? when we receive annoying demanding and/or avoidable emails, or fake news, ...? … Continue reading Short & important
- You were not the first to finish the exam, neither the first to begin writing. - While the rest of the students talked about the solution to the exercise and all agreed that the answer was 23, you could only think about that your calculation result had been 1,908. - You were not the … Continue reading The last one standing
When we are spending times with friends, we can spend hours discussing about almost any topic. It is not mandatory to have data, only respectful arguments that can support our opinion. The opinion can be based on your personal experience or in someone elses that you try. But when you try to change things, when … Continue reading Ideas and facts
In the era of the network society job and employment have experienced a huge transformation. On one hand, we observe a higher level of individualization, terms as skills, engagement, ownership of your career / development have gained importance over the background. Now, it's the person as a single element who decides and creates its own … Continue reading Network talks: the impact on labor