self-management

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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Take responsibility

Take responsibility

Not everything in boosting diversity is about the behaviour of the leader. All of us, especially if we are part of a minority group, should take responsibility in promoting it. What can we do? To make an impact, confidence is critical. There are many things that can diminish the confidence in our contribution, such lack …

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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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