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Impact of love / impacto del amor

Impact of love

Thinking about how to start this new year in the blog, I’d want to bring something that many people consider far away from business. We don’t usually talk much about love in our professional lives. At least as far as collective thinking is concerned, love is something belonging to a more intimate circle. That’s why …

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Negocios como nunca / Business as unusual

Business as unusual

There were good old days when businesspeople can talk about doing business as usual. Today, they are lucky who can still do business: business as unusual, though. As a consequence of the pace of changes and complexity, there are few, if any, who can say they could still operate the same way, only making some …

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Miedo al cambio / Fear of change

Fear of change

After having a great conversation (in Spanish) about fear of change, I feel inspired to share with you some of my learnings. To be honest, learning from others while having a talk is one of my favourite ways to do it: an effortless way to make me consider other ideas on the topic. What is …

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Contexto no lineal e incomprensible

Non-linear and incomprehensible context

Last year, Jamais Cascio published in his medium account an article called “Facing the age of chaos” in which a new framework, the BANI (for Brittle, Anxious, Non-linear and Incomprehensible context) framework, was introduced to take over the well-known VUCA framework. We have been using VUCA for decades to try to deal with changes and …

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Lideres del futuro

The future of leadership

Leadership has been studied for more than a century now and the approach to the topic experimented many changes. Under this light we could think that leaders in next decades will need to be different from leaders today. That’s why today I talk about the future of leadership The context We are immersed in a …

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Making changes

Making changes

When she called me, I thought she just wanted to have a coffee and a nice talk. No surprise, we have been friends for 20 years now. But, this time, she was making changes and wanted some advice. My friend was just been promoted, among her peers, just after her boss retired. They, she and …

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Creating value

Creating value

‘You won’t get paid for how hard you work; you’ll get paid for how hard is replacing you’. Many years ago and by saying this, a clever friend explained to me how worthy companies do business: it is all about creating value. Creating value is like one of those infinite loops tech people use to …

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Christmas tale

A Christmas tale

Tomorrow is Christmas day. Maybe Santa come with a surprise or, you are maybe gathering around with some of your loved ones. Seems to be a good time to tell a story. This is the tale of two women who live in a big city of a big country, not very far away from where …

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