Tagged with human

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

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

A different look-back on the Social Business Forum 2012

“Life is about the people you meet and the things you create with them” People. The human connectedness. Generosity, empathy, openness, warmth. Conversation, sharing, caring, contributing. This is my look-back on the Social Business Forum that took place this week in Milan, Italy. I won’t talk about technology, organizational design, metrics or analytics. Nor will … Continue reading

Bring back humanity

An old friend of mine helps her parents at their local coffee shop business. The other day she commented, in a heartfelt manner, about the increasing rudeness of clients. “I don’t know if it is because of the crisis”, she said, “but most of them look angry and tired, they hardly look us in the eye and … Continue reading