Posted in December 2010

Saying hello to 2011, waving goodbye to 2010

“Art is a personal act of courage” Seth Godin Under a motto of stepping out of my comfort zone and thinking outside the box, this has been the year of serendipity, change and growth for me. No doubt about that. Serendipity led me to meet really interesting people, some of them becoming good friends, at events such … Continue reading

Book review: Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh

Mixed feelings. That’s what I get now that I’ve finished reading Delivering Happiness – a path to profits, passion and purpose by Zappos.com CEO Tony Hsieh. Maybe the problem was my set of expectations. I had heard good reviews on the book and the fact that both happiness and passion were part of the book’s … Continue reading

Book review: Drive by Daniel Pink

There’s that category of books you read with a sense of absolute identification with the ideas being bestowed and the main reasoning of the text. To me Drive – The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by author Daniel Pink falls in that category and is one of the best books I’ve read in the … Continue reading

When timing kills the message

Christmas festivities have almost ended and so has 2010. As a new year approaches, the pressure of finishing projects and communicating results builds up. And if the words “key performance indicators” rings a bell than you know what I’m talking about. In this rush to “ship things” (using the wording of Seth Godin), we often … Continue reading

The art of balance

Blogging, or should I say writing, is a labour of love to which I haven’t been dedicating enough time. I take advantage of a quieter day to share with you the events of the last few weeks and a reflection on the art of “juggling several balls”. One of the reasons for being so out … Continue reading