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The soft side of innovation

 It’s the Era of Innovation: everybody claims it, loves it, and wants it.  Presumably the competition has reached the point where old tricks like location, advertising, cost structure or branding can no longer ensure the peace of mind and wallet of shareholders. Technology is the…

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A tree of reason

Is there anybody in the world that does not feel affected directly or indirectly (as observers) in the refugee/immigrants waves hitting the gates of Europe? There is hardly any topic nowadays in any European country (inside or outside the European Union) that is so hotly…

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Dictum Meum Pactum

“My word is my bond”. Now this is a phrase that sounds so good, proper and reassuring that there is no way we wouldn’t love it. It would mean that the simplest or the most complex agreements will be carved in stone just by saying…

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Far away frienship

I am blessed.  Not in a religious sense, but in a human sense. Surrounded by human beings all the time speaking the same language and going by the same time zone, people that do not necessarily share my inner space in spite their geographical closeness,…

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The Justified Right Angle

In the last months (or even years!) my logic, morale, values, intellect, and patience were under siege.  Our logic was under siege.  Our morality, fairness, ethics, axiology were under siege.  The brutal attackers were corruption, immorality, bent-over rules, injustice … and they kept coming in…

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Elephant Slice

Every day we wake up and look at what other problems we have to solve.  Some problems are old intoxicating us with their mossy stink.  Others are “fresh” and still stand a chance to be promptly resolved.  And of course there will be some we…

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Advice and delicacy

We are intelligent creatures: we have at our disposal a mega-engine, the brain, which can receive, process and archive countless information.  We can analyze non-stop, in a conscious or unconscious manner, facts, circumstances, people, and variables.  We are an interesting combination of objective and subjective…

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Private Victory

Victory, achievement, podium, record, success or award … all words to describe a wonderful story in which somebody, a person or a group of people, has accomplished something better, faster or more beautiful.  A moment that decisively marks sometimes an episode sometimes the whole story…

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Delicate and dynamic trust

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships. Stephen Covey           All of us are striving for trust.  Trust in one self, in others, and in a…

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Rainbow – future

I have recently heard an idea that made me reflect with attention: our current way of living is based on trust in the future.  Is that so?!?!? Around us one can see, hear, and feel distrust – in ourselves, in others, in present and future. …

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