How a Sabbatical Period Can Help Your Professional Development

Executives from the HR multinational Gi Group offer advice on how to make the most of the experience of choosing to spend a period away from work  Spending a few months or even years away from work is an unimaginable option for some people, but for others, it is a way to spend some time […]

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LET’S STREAMLINE HAPPINESS: Being Agile

In recent decades, technology has been the tool most exposed to the continuous change we knew, its evolution has been the measure of progress. It is therefore in this environment in which this currently much talked-about terminology, AGILE, has been used. But… What do we mean when we talk about Agile? We can define it as […]

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Get The Most Out of Your Linkedin Profile

According to recently published data, LinkedIn has more than 600 million users across the world and 11 million in Spain, securing its status as the main professional network service. For 91% of executives, LinkedIn is their preferred option for finding relevant content in their field of work and the network has grown significantly in the […]

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MANAGE YOUR TIME WELL AND YOU WILL BE MORE PRODUCTIVE

Manage Time

Managing time is something that managers do not often get around to doing, as in today’s world they have many things to deal with and there are only 24 hours in a day. The responsibilities that come with their position multiply during the workday and if their time management is not up to scratch, it […]

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The Optimal Sources of Learning By Successful Managers

In the 80s, the so-called “70-20-10 Model for learning and development” created by M. McCall, M. M. Lombardo and R. A. Eichinger, described what they evaluated as the optimal sources of learning by successful managers. It holds that people get: 70 % of their knowledge from on-the-job experiences (knowledge sharing and top down feedback) 20 […]

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5 TYPES OF COLLEGUES YOU WOULD NEVER HAVE

Sometimes not all the people we work with are the “Best Colleagues” we would expect. In every Company there are different personalities and attitudes, some of them are perfectly suitable with ours. Others, unfortunately, are a bit toxic… Day by day, they are able to drop our energy level down. At the beginning it’s only […]

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THEATRE AND BUSINESS: What can business learn from the world of theatre.

Last week I went to the theatre to watch a contemporary version of the “Iliade”. This representation was supposed to be outside the norm for several reasons. First, the purpose of the director was to put into play a modern, yet experimental way to read this old classic. Secondly, I knew that it had been […]

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My dear (un)comfort zone

A couple of weeks ago I was listening to a friend who was talking about his job. Almost everything seemed wrong: the boss, the colleagues, the salary and the contents of the job itself. He was really disappointed and bothered. He felt himself like a “lion in cage”, I was so sorry for his bad […]

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Where are you running?

The “hamster on the wheel” is a meaningful metaphor to describe how some employees, often middle managers and professionals, feel at work. They’re hard workers, demanding with themselves and focused on “get things better”. Sometimes they’re perfectionist, other times they suffer from “over-doing syndrome” or they are swamped by too much work and they stretch […]

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