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Happy back to work day

It’s typical for entire families to celebrate the month of August by shutting down the computer and skipping to towns and resorts. From a raw numbers perspective, this counts as lost work (as I used to think). But that’s a short-sighted view, psychologists now say: In fact, by serving as the least productive month for … Continue reading Happy back to work day

Bring me solutions, not problems

Problems and solutions are tight one to each other, there is no solution that doesn't come from a problem, and therefore, there is no problem that comes before a solution. It's a correlation. It's a basic concept, but it's powerful to know them well and have an attitude towards them. One of my favorite bosses early in … Continue reading Bring me solutions, not problems

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My first 30, 60 and 90 days at VSN

Every job starts with Day One (DO) and that day will define what you want to accomplish the following 90 and, hopefully, the following 365. Here I will explain how I approached my most recent first 90 days in the company that I currently work for. 239 days and counting. In my recent experience at … Continue reading My first 30, 60 and 90 days at VSN

Slideshare and Linkedin Product Journey

My Career Journey

You could hold the same title as hundreds of others in your field, but the journey you took to arrive at your destination was unique, shaped by your experiences, educations, skills and maybe even a bit of serendipity. The new Slideshare and LinkedIn product showcases your career path through beautiful design. You can make  yours at Professional Journey. Here is mine: As … Continue reading My Career Journey

Out for Holidays

5 Tips to enjoy your vacations while in the know

It's typical for entire families to celebrate the month of August by shutting down the computer and skipping to towns and resorts. From a raw numbers perspective, this counts as lost work (as I used to think). But that's a short-sighted view, psychologists now say: In fact, by serving as the least productive month for millions … Continue reading 5 Tips to enjoy your vacations while in the know

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What you should do before switching jobs – or at any time

Did you decide it is that time to quit your job? Or are you in the market for new job opportunities? I was in this position 6 months ago, while I had to decide wether to stay in the same company or moving towards my next career step. It is never an easy decision and you … Continue reading What you should do before switching jobs – or at any time

Leo Burnett quote: Make it simple, make it memorable, make it inviting to look at.

Inspiring Marketing and Social Business Quotes

It is a friday that brings me back to the reading and to the quotes. Inspiration comes from all shapes and sizes, but today it comes from a Slideshare presentation. My choice is for the following one, for its brilliant way to explain that one of the best sources for companies to learn and improve are its … Continue reading Inspiring Marketing and Social Business Quotes

7 billion people are influencers

Everyone is an influencer

I believe that any person is an influencer as long as he or she has a conversation with another person. Influencing is the power of referring, speaking on behalf of a product, a brand, a person, politics or news, is the power of discussing and explaining why you think you are right. Influencing is leaving your fingerprint to someone else, to one person or billions of them.

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A lesson from Beth Kanter: Keep Calm and Write it Down

How does your organization learn to improve its campaigns, strategies, programs, and events? This is the main topic of Beth Kanter blog post that you will find below. It is not about the data that organizations collect, but on how to turn all the information into actionable changes - Tweet it! The data has to be analyzed and reported, … Continue reading A lesson from Beth Kanter: Keep Calm and Write it Down