Interview with Stowe Boyd for his Socialogy series

I’ve long admired the work of Stowe Boyd, and especially his reflections on the future of work and business, and had the chance to finally meet him at the Social Now event in Portugal. So when Stowe challenged me to an interview for his Socialogy series I was thrilled with the invitation! Our conversation about humanizing business, the … Continue reading

Humans of the Enterprise

I’ve been in love with the Humans of New York (HONY) project ever since I discovered it a while ago. I’m always touched or amused or surprised by the great photos, but most of all by the personal stories and by how New Yorkers freely and openly share a bit about themselves and their experiences, … Continue reading

Books and breadcrumbs

I was recently in New York for the first time and, among other brilliant experiences like watching the New York City Ballet at the Lincoln Center, strolling through Central Park, admiring the stunning work done on the urban park the High Line, and catching up with wonderful friends such as John Stepper and Jenny Ambrozeck, … Continue reading

My TEDxOporto talk: the video

Less than two months after the big day, the TEDxOporto team has published all the videos of the event including my talk on Humanizing Organizations in a Tech Era. I share with you the video of the talk I delivered in my native Portuguese (my non-Portuguese speaking friends can check a written summary of my talk in … Continue reading

Interview with Ana Neves about Social Now

I’ve interviewed Ana Neves about her upcoming Social Now event, taking place on the 7th & 8th of April in Amsterdam: 1) Another edition of Social Now is fast approaching. What can participants expect from the event? Ana, imagine a fictitious company facing challenges related to knowledge sharing, collaboration, communication and innovation. It wants to … Continue reading

New year, new challenges!

A new year arrived and with it some cool challenges came knocking to my door. January was still making its appearance and I was already back to teaching, this time on the topics of Social Media Marketing and Social CRM, something I love doing and always seem to find the energy to do no matter … Continue reading

Goodbye 2013, hello 2014!

This a.m. as I was getting ready to head to the office a story came to my mind: back in the early 90s our neighbours came to woke us up one Saturday morning. We rushed down the stairs to see what the fuss was all about and realized that a young foreign woman, travelling with her … Continue reading

Dan Ariely, our brains and dark patterns

The other week I attended a private corporate event featuring author and researcher on behavioural economics Dan Ariely as the keynote speaker. His talk revolved around our intuition, brain illusions and decision making when facing complicated situations [as a side note, the word complexity was used by the author many times to illustrate what I … Continue reading