It is fairly easy to step out of anonimity for a moment, particularly in this world in which everybody has unlimited access to tools and channels to reach a wide variety of people. Of course, sustaining it for longer is as intense as a job. It's not by chance that nowadays bloggers, youtubers, influencers that … Continue reading Will you waste it?
When you engage in a new connection, expect friction. You are trying to tie-in two (or more) parts that were separated before, and therefore it is granted there's going to be misunderstanding, resistance, overreaching and suspicion. Your role is to not misinterpret all of that as a signal a connection is not needed or wanted. … Continue reading Building bridges
Diversity is a tough sell because in the short term it only adds complexity. In a context in which all that matters is what you achieved yesterday and what you are going to be doing tomorrow, adding someone to the team that might have different habits, different thoughts, different ideas, a different language, different ways … Continue reading All the same
.. is much more important that what gets done. That is to say, if culture eats strategy for breakfast, tactics are not even on the menu. If still somebody has doubts about this, after all that has happened with Uber and WeWork these past 12 months, here is a statistic that further supports the importance … Continue reading The way things are done
Luck is a major factor in all types of success, and the failure to recognize this simple fact is a major factor in all later collapses. Some people, at some point, start thinking that success is owed and inevitable. They are perhaps very talented people, or people who put a lot of work and long … Continue reading Luck
Change is difficult, of course. But there are two separate challenges that one faces when asking for change. The first one is psychological. It's the most common and evident one. It's the resistance of the mind. We like comfort, we like things the way they've always been, we don't know what we might get into … Continue reading Change in mind and body
There will always be two ways to build an identity. The first one is founded on differences and contrasts. We are different (from them).Our team is the best performing in the company.They do not care as much as we do.When I see them, it makes me want to give my best to beat them. The … Continue reading Identity