self-management

Less is more

Less is more

First time someone told me ‘less is more’, I was a kid, and it was a friend of my parents explaining why having myself covered with many fake rings, bracelets and collars was not a good idea: ‘nothing shines if you don’t make the space’. Some years later, at the office, a guy simply had …

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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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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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We should say no more often

We should say no more often

Saying ‘no’ is an art. At least is what I’ve been told many times. Well, I’d say that saying ‘no’ is more a matter of courage. How many times you finally say yes when you really want to say no? Even under pressure we should say no more often.

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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