Conversational organisations

I remember that one of the things I had a hard time with during my corporate days was the fact of attending meetings where I (and the rest of us) had to listen to the same few voice s, so that the same kind of decisions were always taken (which made problems spiral forever).READ MORE

Performance is out

Last week I was talking to a leading company in the industry of collaborative robots (machines that work side by side with humans). Those robots take care of the repetitive tasks (the ones that are measured as “performance”) while people take care of those activities that addREAD MORE

Hologram managers

A long time ago, during a very brief period in my corporate career, I had a hologram boss. The first thing she did when she took up her new position was to move her office (“office”, what an anachronism) out of the department, away from her team, and set up on the other sideREAD MORE

Inbreeding

A few weeks ago I read some news about a change in the board of a famous and very big company. In order to face this new “era of change” in which the organisation was going to “promote innovation more than ever”, it was decided to go clearly for the old guardREAD MORE

Press the handbrake

In this hopeless landscape where the shadow of the darkest side of the 20th century lingers beyond the business environment, there is one certain fact: society (and, consequently, any organisation, whatever its type) is made up of communities that are a mix of generationsREAD MORE

Plasterwood profiles

A couple of weeks ago, in a whatsapp group of ex-colleagues-turned-friends, we were laughing at a post on LinkedIn by a person who had worked with us and who never stood out as, shall we say, an example of what we would look for in a people & culture professional.READ MORE

Join the
SHAKER COMMUNITY
I will be happy to update you!
SIGN ME IN
close-link