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March 4, 2018
You are fired

You know why you were fired.

“That is just unacceptable. You are doing something you were not asked to do, and you are assuming it will be ok. Well, it is not.” […]
February 24, 2018

Experience and wisdom.

I never thought I would admit it, but grazing my 5th decade in this world I think it’s better I admit what everyone else seems to […]
September 26, 2016

Career Advice #39: Your Brand, your Journey.

This post could very well go under the Social Selling category, but as it is more about your career than selling, here we are. It’s more around […]
August 15, 2016
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Career Advice #38: Draw a line.

When you work for someone else there’s always a caveat: you don’t make the rules but you do need to follow them. There is a fine […]
July 18, 2016

Career Advice #37: Are you aware?

  Let’s begin with a short exercise. For it to work though you need to be in a comfortable place. Nothing fancy, just don’t do it if […]
June 27, 2016
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Career Advice #36: More, please.

Being a Top Performer is not hard. Challenging, yes, but not hard. Being at the top of your game is what I call a “motivational hazard” sometimes. Being […]
May 30, 2016

Career Advice #35: Changing jobs.

I know why you’re here, Neo. I know what you’ve been doing. I know why you hardly sleep, and why night after night you sit at […]
May 17, 2016

Career Advice #34: What better place to start that NO?

  “Q1 is always dead. People just relax and things don’t happen until Q2 kicks in.” She said  without even looking up to me from her desk. […]
May 2, 2016

Career Advice #33: Should you admire your boss?

  “It’s simple: all you need to do is step back a bit and you’ll see it.” she said, with such assertiveness that my mind actually […]
April 27, 2016

Say it out loud

I am a manager, yet I hardly feel like I manage people. I live in constant fear of disappointing others, specially those who I love or care […]
March 23, 2016

What questions should you ask your Manager?

Have you ever walked out of a 1:1 with your boss and felt…well, like it wasn’t a 1:1 at all? It’s always tricky, isn’t it?. It’s […]
March 14, 2016

Career Advice #32: Learn to forgive.

In nature, many creatures that are not mammals go through a rather slow and awkward process in order to grow: they shed their shells or old […]