Any change starts and ends with ourselves. Regardless of who or what initiated the process, if was our own decision or it was due to our circumstances. Next week it will be 4 years since I wrote about this topic and described the possible triggers or motives that lead to change, to move: I have … Continue reading Always open to change
The first word a kid, normally, says is “no”. And it comes from the learning of what can and can not be done, what is ok and what it’s not. But once we become adults, many keep the “no” as their first answer. Could we try this? No. Would you like to ...? No. Is … Continue reading The first word spoken
Some years ago in secondary school, I had Latin as a mandatory subject. It was not my favorites, therefore the only driver was to pass the exam (Driver? Need). However, I really enjoyed foreign languages and my driver was completely different (Driver? willingness). As adults we continue to struggle/enjoy with very similar matters although we … Continue reading Learning drivers: need or willingness
“If we were supposed to talk more than to listen, we would have two tongues and one ear” Mark Twain If we learn by observing, by copying someone else’s movements, learning by listening is a great option. In listening we can learn many important things. But that it’s not what usually happens. We tend to … Continue reading T / L Ratio
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
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
Once you start being curious about what is out there, when you need to know more and more you care less about who are the others. Life gets much more easier.