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Modern society requires people to be able to effectively communicate on several levels. In many cases, conventions, biases, and wrong beliefs lead to a distorted perception of our communication’s effectiveness. When we try to communicate with others by only “sharing” information we actually don’t communicate at all. It remains a simple illusion. For instance, today’s […]

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We often hear of denying the power of some of our emotions because they might negatively affect us. This way, how could we deny something that is part of our real essence? In each emotion are hidden power and a tendency to take action. It’s what makes us move towards a possible goal. Emotions give […]

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Active listening is a basic ability every effective leader should have in order to guarantee a high level of communication with employees and collaborators. It consists of the ability to deeply listen to what people say by establishing a high level of participation in the conversation and paying high attention to any detail of the […]

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During our childhood, learning was often associated with school and boring lessons. In many cases, this kind of mindset still exists in adults. This way, learning anything new becomes something they refuse or, worse, they are convinced to have nothing else to learn. This is a common behaviour for many managers and entrepreneurs. They continuously […]

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Changing means questioning what we are doing and how we are doing it. We need to be willing to make changes to all levels of the organization. How to cope with changing, and where to begin? From culture. When we take into consideration the values that firstly led our actions and defined our goals, we […]

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Several leaders tend to share the company goals by almost “imposing” them on their collaborators, forgetting to focus on their leadership style. Which result will they get? People will work on something they don’t feel to belong to because it is not in alignment with their needs. This happens because there isn’t sufficient attention to […]

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According to Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, fear is “an emotion induced by perceived danger or threat, which causes physiological changes and ultimately behavioural changes, such as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic events.” Yes, perception. It is how we perceive situations and events, and this determines our behaviour. What if this perception we often […]

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My whole childhood was characterized by constant research for the unexplored, anything that was unknown or not clear enough. Over time, my thirst for research for all the questions I had was limited by a very common sensation: fear. What attracted me before, then began to scare me. Why? Because it is easier to follow […]

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During my university years, I used to spend time with some friends, all students, talking about several topics. One night, one of them, who studied Psychology, submitted us to a test: each should have chosen some personal relevant words and then gradually extract some of these until arriving at only one, the most important. My […]

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I have always loved walking and running, and consider them some sorts of metaphors for our lives. Marathon is one of these. Every day we choose a path to walk and the direction to take. At times, we need to go slowly and enjoy what happens on the way. Others, we have to run to […]

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