Tag: People

  • Are You Burned Out

    Are You Burned Out

    Have you ever felt that the job you do make you feel drained, have you asked yourself if you are burned out or if you hate your job? You should.

  • The cycling benefit of work balance

    The cycling benefit of work balance

    I have done many long-distance cycle trips in Europe and North America, during the trips I had plenty of time to think about life in general and whatever comes up during a ride, lately, I been thinking about work balance and what cycling can teach.

  • What motivates people to work

    What motivates people to work

    What motivates people to work, the research teams at Culture Works surveyed more than 850,000 people to learn what makes people the most motivated and engaged in their careers.

  • How to Investigate Companies

    How to Investigate Companies

    Recently I was on an Open Data conference in Amsterdam, I meet people from OpenCorporates, they have developed a toolkit that they call Octopus. This toolkit is a series of research tools on how to investigate companies and other types of organizations.

  • We are born originals and die as copies

    We are born originals and die as copies

    Thinking outside the box is more than just a business cliché. It’s a metaphor that means approaching problems in a new way, thinking differently, unconventionally, from a new perspective; in innovative ways; conceptualizing problems differently, and understanding your position in relation to any particular situation in a way you’d never thought of before.

  • A telling dilbert strip

    I can really feel this one, experienced this many times throughout my working life.

  • Can worms get drunk?

    This is a hypothetical question – can worms get drunk? Living in an apartment we do all our composting through a worm bin that we have in our kitchen. The worms eat the most compostable by-products of our personal habits. In exchange, the worms produce nice fresh soil that we use for our indoor plants. The other day I had a cup…

  • Where does the corporate culture come from?

    Some CEO’s believe they can define the corporate culture of their company – we argue that they can’t. The reason for this is that corporate culture – like any other type of culture is a product of behaviors, norms, values, history and leadership style. If you want to develop a certain corporate culture it doesn’t help…

  • The True Meaning of Life

    A boat docked in a tiny Cuban fishing village. A tourist from Toronto (Torontonian) complimented the fisherman on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took him to catch them.

  • Freestyle Breathing Technique

    Found this website that gives good illustration on how to do freestyle breathing correctly. http://www.swimsmooth.com/breathing.html