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Jack Ma, Steve Jobs and the departure of Jony Ive


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Jonathan Ive´s departure from Apple, after more than 20 years, marks the end of a cycle for the most popular company in recent history. Ive, who designed everything from the Imac to the more recent airpods, announced his departure from Apple in order to found his own design studio: LoveFrom.His departure shouldn’t be read as

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Leonardo Da Vinci: The Singular


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Human beings have had to deal with numerous threats since the beginnings of our very existence. One could argue that it was our ancestors, the communities of hunters-gatherers, that had it the roughest: threats oscillated between a scarcity of food and an abundance of predators. Consider also that at that time any disease had the

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Boards of directors and the experts myth


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Boards of Directors, which have proven to be crucial in the task of instilling excellence within the business world and thus in the economic growth efforts, have repeatedly, in developing countries, shown a passive attitude. This has become an obstacle in the proliferation of truly great companies and has steered us away from the longed

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Boards of Directors: the overlooked engine of growth?


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For a long time, societies have suffered from an excessive dependency on superheroes. There’s a tendency –natural to all human beings– to delegate on a few individuals the responsibility of accomplishing our most ambitious goals: economic growth, the elimination of poverty, even the battle against climate change. This translates into an unhealthy relationship with our

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5 changes that are transforming my career


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A few hours ago, while doing the usual scan of my social networks, I found myself on LinkedIN with this image that got my attention. I correct. I totally captured my attention, because it accurately reflects the levers that have turned my career and my life around since October 2014 when the circumstances arose for

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Corporate Event Planners FAQ


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Every once in a while, a great piece of writing crosses my eyes. It’s exactly what I’ve been looking forward to read for a long time. Sometimes its inspirational, sometimes its fiction and sometimes its informative. I have been active in the speaking industry for 10 years and I had never found a clear description

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100 questions to think


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A virtuous leader is the one that is capable of asking the right questions to himself/herself and  to his or her team. It’s not about providing answers, its about triggering profound thought processes through provoking questions that will eventually allow new ideas to emerge so that a business, or a particular situation can undergo a

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7 examples of Attitude-E in TED


Since TED Talks were first published in 2006, I have been a passionate follower and often access the web page to look for TED Talks which attract my attention. Many have impacted me, others have inspired me and some have left me perplexed by their originality and reach. I would like to share 7 TED

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10 characteristics of people with Attitude – E


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An important part of my journey of discovering the art of entrepreneurship has been, without a doubt, reflecting on my own life and experiences. From that exercise, coupled with reading many biographies about important entrepreneurs from different fields, I have been able to extract ideas, conclusions and would like to share my findings. As one

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