"After all I've done for you" is something we say in the heat of the moment. And of course, it is a poor argument, a petty way to make the other feel guilty for something they have done. Giving is not measurable and should never be treated like putting money in the bank. It's not … Continue reading No strings attached
We all are ordinary. Ordinary is our fragility, our pain, our fear, our anger and our continuos search for a fix. Ordinary is the way we feel about others, the impression to have been set up against the whole World, the hurried decision we make about something that lasts. Ordinary is our joy, our excitement, … Continue reading Ordinarily extraordinary
I've recently been very fascinated by the story surrounding the free solo ascent of El Capitan by Alex Honnold. The story is now a documentary (which I still have to watch), and you can also find interesting details in this very genuine TedTalk and in this interview. Part of the fascination, for me at least, … Continue reading What’s your El Capitan?
If you are about the long term. If you put in the work, every day, relentlessly, even though there is no guarantee of success. If you care about the way things are done more than you care about the things done. If somebody watching you does not change the way you behave. If you spend … Continue reading A word of encouragement
What's more important, the journey or the destination? Or better, where should you put your focus and efforts? No doubts, both journey and destination are important. You need to know where you are going and the way you get there can be transformative. Yet, I choose the journey. The fact is, the destination is a … Continue reading I choose the journey
If you got something that bothers you, and you would like to complain with your friends, colleagues, boss, partner. First, consider the following questions. Is there anything I can do about it? Can I think of a way to make it better? Can I contribute to the discussion to come up with a solution? If … Continue reading Complaints
Had an interesting conversation with a colleague today, that quickly turned into a topic that I consider very important nowadays. For our personal life, for our professional life, for our life as human beings walking on the World. I feel the public discourse is flattening to a very dangerous extent. It's not only a matter … Continue reading Be the one who moves and turns