Radical Candor

Radical Candor

Radical Candor: Leaving Brutal Honesty Behind According to Kim Scott, Radical Candor happens at the intersection of Care Personally and Challenge Directly. It’s about being brutally honest, but always aiming for improvement. When I was growing up, my parents used to...
Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate)

Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate)

Triggering your brain: learn new things (and eat chocolate) This time of the year  is the perfect time for setting up your 2020 goals. Losing weight, reading more, putting an end to wasting time on crappy people (and their BS), among others. Well, I started off a bit...
Remember when you wanted what you currently have?

Remember when you wanted what you currently have?

Remember when you wanted what you currently have? I read this phrase a few days ago, while waiting for the traffic light to change before crossing the street to get to an important bank in DC, where we were hosting a private Fuckup Nights event. At Fuckup Nights, I...
The perks of inside jokes at the office

The perks of inside jokes at the office

The perks of inside jokes at the office According to a study by the London Business School, having a laugh from time to time at the office is a healthy practice. Not only does it have  a positive impact on productivity by relieving stress and boredom, it also...
You are not special

You are not special

We are all special… I’ve been working on improving myself for a year and a half now (you know all about the be 1% better everyday), and recently I came across a phrase that got me thinking a lot. “You are not special” or, the less radical “everyone is special”....
Failure culture at work

Failure culture at work

Failure culture at work  There’s a trend in the corporate world where it’s easier to point others or blame circumstances when it comes to talking about our challenges. Admitting mistakes openly with colleagues or managers is not a common practice, mainly because of...
Find your edge, fail

Find your edge, fail

Find your edge, fail “Find your edge,” said no one to me ever. Had I learned to challenge the fears I held deep down inside me from an earlier age, I might have learned to harness what I was truly capable of becoming. I now place extra focus on removing mental blocks...