objectives

Our value / nuestro valor

Our value

A few days ago, I was listening to America Ferrera in this TED Talk, explaining how she became aware of her value and her right to succeed as she was, after going through different experiences along her professional career as an actress. She made me think of how we people consider our value, and how …

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Collaboration / colaborar

Collaboration

This has been a tough year. Since the pandemic struck us, things had changed at many levels. In time, we have come to this new normal, which unfortunately seems like the old normal with more uncertainty. To make things worse, technology has changed the game for many of us, and it’s adding another layer of …

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Importance of ethics / importancia de la ética

Importance of ethics

If it’s legal, it’s right. That’s what many say when asked about some sort of business practices. And yet, recent history shows us the importance of ethics while pursuing business objectives. Regulation will always be behind business This era of digitalization, the use of artificial intelligence and data processing tools, along with changes in people’s …

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Intuition / Intuición

Intuition

Does intuition play a part in a decision-making process? Making decisions is generally hard due to the inherent uncertainty and the complexity of the problem and the pressure of time. Nevertheless, we shouldn’t underestimate the power of our intuition to make sound decisions. Intuition is when we instinctively know that something is right or wrong. In …

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Generalist / Los generalistas

Generalist

A friend of mine always says: I’m not an expert on anything in particular, but I know a little about many things. Being a generalist used to be a challenge, in a world that asked for precise knowledge and specialization. But not anymore. Today, there are generalist profiles succeeding in a game that, in the …

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Top performer / Excelente en su trabajo

Top performer

What is a top performer? Let me tell you why I’m asking you this. The other day while I was driving to work, I was listening to an episode of Dare to lead, a podcast conducted by Brené Brown. In this occasion, she talked to Simon Sinek and Adam Grant, two of the most well-known …

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Stoicism / Estoicismo

Stoicism

When Epictetus, the Greek philosopher, stated that “that alone is your power, which is our own work; and in this class are our opinions, impulses, desires, and aversions. On the contrary, what is not in our power are our bodies, possessions, glory, and power”1, he was following the steps of Zeno of Citium, founder of …

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Focus / Foco

Focus

In 2019, Daniel Goleman wrote an article at HBR about how having focus and direct attention is the primary task for a leader. It is not only about getting distractions out of the way, but being aware of these three layers of reality (self, others, and the world), and the information we can get from …

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