Employees' commitment / Compromiso empleados

Employees’ commitment

In today’s competitive business landscape, where talent is a scarce resource, organizations recognize the significance of fostering employee commitment to achieve sustainable success. Leadership style plays a central role in shaping employees’ commitment levels. A leader’s approach, behaviors, and interactions directly impact how employees perceive their work environment and their willingness to invest their efforts. …

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memento mori

Memento mori

In Latin, Memento mori means “remember that you have to die”. It’s a reminder of the inevitability of death and the brevity of our time. As awful as it sounds, there is a powerful lesson behind it: our resources, starting with our time, are limited, and we should make the most of them. Limited resources …

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Valor / Value


“Software is just a tool to help accomplish something for people – many programmers never understood that. Keep your eyes on the delivered value, and don’t over focus on the specifics of the tools”, wrote John Carmack on Twitter. For those of you who don’t know him, Carmack is an American computer programmer and video …

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Appreciation and recognition / Aprecio y reconocimiento

Appreciation and recognition

A good leader makes other people feel important and appreciated. Appreciation and recognition are two of the main factors to boost motivation among people, and therefore commitment. Many leaders and organizations around the world focus their efforts on what should be improved, forgetting what’s already there going well, and must be recognized. Thus, getting a …

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Being proactive / ser proactivo

Being proactive

Weeks ago, I talked about autonomy, a sine-qua-non condition to intrinsically motivate people. On the other side, organizations need proactive people to make things happen. Being proactive is an essential behavior in today’s context, in which hierarchy is flattering. Proactivity is acting with anticipation of future problems, needs, or changes without waiting for things to …

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Reasons / Razones


Two years of the pandemic after, we are tired. The future looks more uncertain than ever, and many have lost their motivation.  In the middle of the mist, people need reasons to stay, make efforts and outperform. For creating the better conditions, many factors should be considered. Context changed This uncertainty has come with a …

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Because you can

Because you can

The world is looking at Tokyo, immersed in the Olympic Games, wondering who the best in each category will be. Sports in general, and the Olympics in particular, talk about effort, competition, resilience and teamwork. And at times, about the pleasure of doing things only because you can, setting a vision for the future and …

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