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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.” […]
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 […]
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 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 16, 2016

Firing people.

  “You’ll never be a manager until you fire someone.” were the ominous words that kept ringing in my head. “It has to be done, and […]
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 […]
March 10, 2016

Is it Time to change jobs, or change yourself?

This is a link to the actual post I wrote for Joseph Liu’s blog. In case you don’t know the guy, he’s a Career coach and consultant, […]
February 18, 2016

Career Advice #31: A Career is not a Destination

  I spent my early years as a human trying to understand what I wanted to be. That was fun. I also spent a few years trying […]
February 10, 2016

The *Good* Power of Obsession – Part I

  It sounds as an impossibly inadequate statement. I had doubts when I typed it, but I do have something say about it and if you […]
February 1, 2016

Career Advice #30: Is it really time to change jobs?

  Have you ever felt that you’re stuck at work? That there’s no more challenge for you, or that you just can’t take it anymore? How […]