skills

boost creativity / disparar la creatividad

Boost creativity

Pablo Picasso once said that all children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once they grow up. Children are incredibly imaginative, creative, full of resources; they can easily think out-of-the-box, amazing their grown-ups in every possible way. Therefore, how about connecting with our inner child to boost creativity? Good artists copy, …

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Persuasion / Persuasión

Persuasion

When I work with managers developing their leadership skills, we usually talk a lot about how they make decisions. Complexity, non-linearity, and uncertainty shape a context, in which making decisions is certainly difficult. And yet, making decisions is only one side of the coin. The other side is persuasion, an art that every leader should …

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What is essential / Lo esencial

What is essential

The truth always turns out to be simpler than you thought. Or at least, this is what Richard Feynman said. I tend to agree, despite being surrounded every day by uncountable events that make me difficult to focus on what is essential. At times, it’s hard to separate the wheat from the chaff, select what …

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Boost diversity

Boost diversity

How can you develop the right mix of talent, and create the environment and capabilities needed to face your challenges? How can you boost diversity? If you have read my last two post (1)(2), you probably understand why this question is so important. According to some studies, “diverse and inclusive organizations are 70% more likely …

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Emotional management

Emotional management

In the business world, how people manage themselves emotionally is of great importance, even more than many skills or talents. Not managed emotions, either good or bad, can hijack intelligence and lead into poor decisions. That’s why leaders should devote sometime to develop good emotional management skills. Self-knowledge A good emotional management ability starts with …

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