Book of the month

Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. Yuval Noah Harari. Now more than ever before, we need to re-focus to assess what’s the place we, humans, take in history and in our planet’s future. Sapiens is an exciting humility lesson (can a humility lesson be exciting? READ MORE

Teams: The Marlowe Team

The history of the cocktail bar Marlowe (24 Rec Street, BCN) told by the team who bring it to life every day is a fascinating reinvention case of a business model from respecting its legacy and authenticity. Adrià, Aleksandra, Jordi, Lorenzo, Marc and Pere (in alphabetical order) write READ MORE

Goodbye, 360

A couple of months ago, a person I know extremely well, both professionally and personally, asked me if I could participate in her 360 appraisal, which is a common annual procedure at her company (a megacorporation) for the whole managerial READ MORE

The book of the month

Deconstruyendo la felicidad. Margarita Álvarez. Writing a book was the only thing without a “tick” on Margarita Alvarez’s bucket list and, voilà, here it is! If you are a sceptic, do not be misled by the title: this is not a self-help book which promises you will reach nirvana READ MORE

7 minutes with Pedro Martinez

I feel very inspired (and happy!) when I see the positive evolution of a business model. Even more if I know the person making this change happen. Pedro Martinez is the GM of Marbella’s El Corte Inglés. We worked together at Inditex one hundred years ago but, every time we READ MORE

Frugality & Organisations

Every new season means a change of wardrobe. It’s the time of the year when I open the doors of my closet, take all my clothes out and organise them into two different piles: a pile to keep for next year and a pile to pass down to my auntie (she started to ask one month ago READ MORE

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