Miedo a construir el mejor equipo posible

Hace 6 años por estas fechas escribí un post sobre algunos de los errores más comunes que cometemos los people managers, lo hice en el contexto de una formación en la que participé como coach para futuros managers en Microsoft. Uno de los tantísimos errores que cometemos y que he visto algunas veces en managers […]

¿Qué has aprendido hoy?

Seguir formándose de por vida ha pasado de ser un buen consejo a una necesidad imperiosa. Esto se hace todavía más patente para aquellos que trabajamos en ámbitos tecnológicos, donde el ritmo de innovación es tan brutal que apenas da tiempo a absorber los nuevos conceptos. Este ritmo de innovación, junto con la escasa adaptación […]

What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman

These days I’ve remembered a book that I read some time ago: Mob Rules: What the Mafia Can Teach the Legitimate Businessman. “The organization chart of a crime family or syndicate mirrors the management structure of a corporation. At the top of the pyramid is a boss, or chief executive. Below him are an underboss […]

Do you want a motivated person? Then, do not demotivate him

As a manager and mentor there is always a point when someone asks you what do you do to motivate your team. That’s a great question and it is something that you should be asking yourself from time to time. However, the answer is something that I’ve been changing quite often during my career. If […]

Common Reasons Managers Fail

I’ve been working 14 years in the IT industry, before that I’ve worked in all kind of temporary jobs while I was studying, summing up a total of 19 years working with and for managers from diverse industries and countries. The last 7 years of my career I’ve been a people manager myself. I’ve had […]