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A wonderful thing

Hindsight is... Work on your vision Perfect all the details Make it specific Make sure it's measurable Think of all it is you can do as steps towards it. And then let it go, let it breathe, let it find its way to fulfilment. There's a reason for this. But let's just...

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Make them come back for more

Where do I buy my coffee from? There are 2 places that make exceptionally good coffee on my way to work. And there's a guy coming every Tuesday with a coffee cart, he listens to good loud-ish indie music and he hums along. He suggests also what I should try as the...

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The baby at the gym

Today, while I was starting my workout, I see a small basket with a baby in it (maybe 2-3 months), next to the training mat. His mom was next to him, working out as well. He seemed entertained, thanks for asking... Sophie the giraffe, for those in the know. I smiled....

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Soft skills

Breaking News: Soft Skills are the gap the employees in IT in America still have to bridge. Says the Linkedin boss. OK, it is not breaking. It never was. And dare I say : it's not only IT. And it's not only in the United States. I'm still puzzled why we don't learn...

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What’s the purpose

When in doubt, start with this. "The aim of my presentation..." "I'm contacting you because..." "I would like that at the end of ..." "The purpose of my call is..." Most people are the type that prefer to have the high-level and then the details. Don't keep people...

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A coach like ours

Today is a special day. We have a coach. Everybody should have a coach - that's our mantra, but that's for another time. We have a coach and it's her birthday today. She's a special lady, a mom and spouse of a great dude that is lucky. And she's special to us because...

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Disappointment takes a lot of planning

There's an article that seems to tour around the social networks about an exec that leads this perfectly coordinated life where everything (game of tennis first thing in the morning post-meditation, walks in the neighborhood to "reflecting upon our key wins and...

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Non applicable universal solutions

This post is focusing on organisations and the solutions presented as universally applicable. Were you ever in a position where you had a problem and you offered a solution that worked once, but this simply didn't do the trick? In a system (a group, an organisation)...

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Is this my problem?

We are structured in a way where, sometimes, we take someone else's problems and make them our own. Or we let people suggest what our problems should be. "You're eating too much bread/gluten." "As a parent you should't do co-sleeping." "You need to walk 10000 steps...

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