What is the big deal about habits?

Habits are a trending topic nowadays. Everywhere you look, you get confronted by a lot of advertising encouraging you to get the “good habits” and to stop the “bad habits”. You can find hundreds of books in the bookstores or Amazon: “Habits for success”, “Atomic habits”, “Every single day, get smarter, better and faster by…

El secreto del éxito: Enfoque

Siempre me ha fascinado leer sobre las personas exitosas. Me he preguntado una y otra vez, cuál es el común denominador de todas esas personalidades que admiro, que han sabido seguir su intuición y desarrollar sus talentos de una manera que trascienden lo normal, y se convierten en seres extraordinarios, que logran transformar a toda…

Adversity is your best teacher

I heard the word “Adversity” first time when I was a child, watching the Disney cartoon Mulan. Towards the end of the story, when Mulan just left the Imperial Palace with the great ovation from the croud for having rescued China from The Huns invasion, the Emperor watches her leaving with attention and turns to…

Reflexiones de fin de año

Un año más que está por finalizar. El cierre de una década y el comienzo de una nueva. Como cada ley natural del universo, cuando un ciclo se cierra da pie al comienzo de otro nuevo ciclo. ¿Qué experiencias te dejó este año que está por concluir? Para mí, cada final de año representa un…

I left my heart in Cape Town

Some years ago, I read a quote from Pascal Merciel in his book The night Train to Lisabon, which really stuck with me until today: “We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again…

Nelson Mandela: El lado humano del Liderazgo

Si hay un líder que me ha inspirado hasta las entrañas, es el señor Nelson Mandela. El leer su autobiografía “El Largo camino Hacia la Libertad” me ha hecho reflexionar profundamente sobre el liderazgo y las aptitudes que se requieren para llegar a ser un verdadero líder y poder lograr dejar una huella imborrable en…

Decisions…Decisions…Love vs. Fear

“May your choices reflect your Hopes, not your Fears”- Nelson Mandela One of our most valuable and unique capabilities as humans, is our ability to make decisions. It is a well- known fact that we make on average 35,000 decisions per day . We might or might not be fully conscious about it, but actually, our…

The Accountability Mirror

                                Photo by fotografierende from Pexels If there is something that really define us as humanity,  and set us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom, is our ability to convert thoughts into things. If a man really sets…

The pathway to excellence, according to Benjamin Franklin

I just finished reading a fantastic book, called “How I raised myself from Failure to Success in Selling” by Frank Bettger. This book is a must read not only if your job consist or is related to selling, but also if you want to improve some basic core skills, that will help you greatly in…