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Humour

Humour

“I think being funny is not anyone’s first choice”. Probably Woody Allen is right. Changing a bit the context (he was talking about his occupation) and considering life, I wonder why humour shouldn’t be our first choice. Humour has positive effects on our mental health, and it is known that people with a high sense …

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Work smarter

Working smarter

There are a few truths in life. In fact, as I tell many times to my students, the answer for almost every question is: it depends, meaning there’s almost anything to be considered black or white. But the fact that we all have 24 hours a day to invest, spend or waste is one of …

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Learning is everywhere

Learning is everywhere

Many people say ‘There’s no learning in the comfort zone, and there’s no comfort in the learning zone’; at least I’ve heard it many times. It probably comes from the feeling that learning is difficult because it is a change (in behaviour or knowledge) and, therefore, an effort. To be honest, I don’t fully agree …

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False dichotomy. Falsas dicotomías.

False dichotomies

“The price of being a sheep is boredom. The price of being a wolf is loneliness. Choose one or the other with great care”. What do you choose? This is a quote I love from Hugh MacLeod, creative artist and founder of a company called Gapingvoid and aimed, in their words, “to make work more …

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