Undiscussables / Lo que no se discute


I could have titled this post “Undiscussables, or why we don’t talk about the elephant in the room”, but it was too long. There are certain things that teams don’t discuss. Sometimes this is to avoid short-term conflict, sometimes because the topic itself is embarrassing, and sometimes because it would require decisions that no one …

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Toxic workplace / trabajo tóxico

Toxic workplace

Picture a place where only titles, job descriptions, and levels in the hierarchy matter. A place where communication doesn’t flow, and silos are part of the landscape; a place where status and visibility are more important than collaboration and results. You’re picturing a toxic workplace. The elephant in the room Toxicity is something all employees …

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Impostor syndrome / Síndrome del impostor

Impostor syndrome

I’m not worthy. I’m not qualified enough to do this. Not only that, but I’m a poser. This is a fear that at times strikes many of us. This is the impostor syndrome: feeling deeply insecure on the inside, wondering who you are to do what you’re about to do. Impostor syndrome is one of …

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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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Fear and ethics

Fear and ethics

People develop their ethics as a result of an accumulation of values transmitted by family, friends, culture, religion and experience; and ethics are what tells us ‘this is a right behaviour’ or ‘this is a wrong behaviour’. Generally speaking, we all have developed that sense of good or bad. Then, why do people, with values, …

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