The Subtle Art of Dealing with People

“A drop of honey catches more flies than a gallon of gall” I don´t remember who said that brilliant phrase, but I have treasured it in my mind for more years that I can remember. Many people believe that to be successful in life, especially on the business arena, you have to be assertive, aggressive…

Vulnerability: Confronting The Fear of Failure

Have you heard the saying “Tell me what you fear and I will tell you who you are?” Believe or not, your fears could be the gate which conducts you to your real passion, to your real nature. Have you asked yourself, what fear really is? If we look at the standard definition, you find…

Find Your Own Truth

I am not a believer of mainstream truths. Of course, with the exception of the irrefutable laws of nature, which, are not human made; and most likely are wrongly interpreted by us. I don’t believe in universal remedies. I don’t believe that we can standardize human affairs. Specially in business, this seems like it’s been…

Perfectionism vs. Striving for Excellence

In our society, we praise perfectionism. We think of being perfect as the highest aim: We must have a perfect body, a perfect intelligence. A perfect house, a perfect family and perfect experiences. We long for perfection, although we do not fully understand the forms. What does it mean to be perfect? Who or what…

The Power of Self-Discipline

It´s not a secret. Self-discipline takes patience and courage. Truth being told, the majority of us do not like to work very hard. We expect that life should happen exactly the way we want it, with not much effort from our side. That´s why most of the people remain average. When I say average, I…