The Golden Medalist Mindset Jul 27, 2021

Managing to have the patience necessary to accomplish long-term goals is not an easy task, to which the risk of becoming complacent adds more difficulty. However, we can use a secret weapon to assist us in this titanic labor: focus. 

In this episode, continuing our last week's discussion...

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A Pork Smoked with Rigorous Patience Jul 20, 2021

Patience seems to be a luxury item in our constantly accelerating, fast-pacing society. We are so used to solving problems and accomplish essential tasks with a simple click that we forget not everything can be done effortlessly. However, being patient is easier when we have knowledge of what...

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Asking A Busy Person What Can We Do For Them Jul 13, 2021

The last two episodes about team meetings raised some thoughts I would like to share. I've noticed that after every team meeting, the ones required to take more actions, with extra tasks and perhaps new responsibilities, are always the same. And I've also noticed that those who get extra work...

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Leaving the Meetings Room Unified and Together Jul 06, 2021

Today's episode is the second part of our series about meetings. As we mentioned in the previous episode, a successful meeting is similar to a good movie. They must force the participants to pick a side and be invested in the outcome; they must have conflict and, most importantly, be...

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Turning a Background Noise Meeting Into An Action Movie Jun 29, 2021

Getting my kids' attention to discuss important family issues can sometimes be challenging; some other times, it feels impossible. If the subject is not appealing, we lose them in seconds. Something similar happens with meetings at work; when people attend to them because they have to, time...

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Restart your Mind to Finish Installing Important Updates Jun 22, 2021

Getting a calculator to do simple math or feeling lost in our city when the GPS is offline are just a few symptoms of our dependence on technology, but there are not the only ones. We are so used to relying on gadgets and electronic devices that we don't realize how much they affect basic human...

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How to Create an Alternate Timeline Without the Delorean Jun 15, 2021

Today's episode is about the impact we have on others. Even when we can't see it immediately, or when we can't see the final product of what our actions inspired, everything we do as leaders impacts those around us. 

Throughout this episode, we will talk about the ripple effect our actions...

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Watering the Tree of Culture Patiently, Consistently, and Drop by Drop Jun 08, 2021

We can do many things as leaders that have an almost immediate impact on our teams, and we can enjoy the results right away. But with other things, regardless of how much we might want them, there is no option but to wait, sometimes for an extended period. 

In this episode, we will discuss...

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Culture by Design or by Default, the Choice is Ours Jun 01, 2021

Every group of people who work or spend time together develops a culture; regardless if leaders are trying to create it or not, they'll have one. And since culture will eventually happen, leaders' best alternative is creating one, sharing it, and pushing it forward.  

Today, I'm...

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Different Perspectives, The Solution to Mental Traffic Jams May 25, 2021

In our personal and professional lives, we often find ourselves in situations that require us to move things from our way first to then solve what we need to solve - Rubik cube-style. And in those situations, it is also common we fail to identify the things that get in our way. 

In this...

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First Steps in Crooked Trails May 18, 2021

Sam Foss's famous poem "The Calf Path" explores many themes and messages on society's habits. It talks about legacy, choice, and how even fragile beings have the potential to choose the path they want to follow. In the corporate world, it is frequently used as an analogy for having systems in...

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Turning a Haunted House into a Palace May 11, 2021

Passion is an excellent guide and the result of everything done with passionate enthusiasm is always more satisfactory. As leaders, we are passionate about our project, we enjoy spending time on it, and we want our clients and customers to get a fantastic experience. For instance, customers can...

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