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 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