It would be rare that you’d never heard of, never been told about the comfort zone. How we should always try to expand it, by moving one step away from it progressively. Is always scary to stop doing what you master to experiment. So it’s easier to agree to developing by trying something new but … Continue reading Being brave to suck at something
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
- 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
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
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
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?
We all enjoy a good story. I like far more when it comes from a teller who captivates the audience. And it's an every day situation. The ones we read to our kids, written by someone else. The ones we transmit (as someone else did tell us to do so) but we don't believe in. … Continue reading Stories
After looking at the strong pieces, we will explore the weak ties, how powerful they are, what we need to do in order to have an excellent network. Definition: invisible bonds that provide people with access to information and resources beyond those available in their own social circles. They provide the bridges where innovation cross … Continue reading Networks: the strength of weak ties
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
New challenges are almost always scary. We never face them the same way. This is a different look to it, comparing it to diving into water!