My father always said that we only remember one or two generations back. No, it's not the worst pandemic. Many of the following ones killed 1 million to 280 million people: 1. Prehistoric epidemic: Circa 3000 B.C. (70 to 280 millon death toll) 2. Plague of Athens: 430 B.C. (100,000 death toll) 3. Antonine Plague:… Continue reading Is Covid the biggest pandemic in the last 200 years?
During this crisis of Coronavirus COVID-19 many companies are trying to employ standard practices –such as video calls and coordination techniques– to help people work from home. Unfortunately, many of these significantly decrease productivity, motivation, and increase the effort required to get good results. In 2019 the 2nd. edition of my book Leading Exponential Change… Continue reading Social and scientific foundations for Remote Work
The cognitive domain (knowledge) has always been the focus of traditional education. The consequence is that we have transferred it to companies as the way we should teach or learn in there. We generally believe that the main reason for providing training in organizations is for people to have or "store" more knowledge. However, this… Continue reading My thoughts about evolutive training in modern companies
I was having dinner in a restaurant in Phuket (island in the south of Thailand) a few days ago, when a little girl between 8 and 10 years old approached my table to sell flowers. My answer was a resounding NO. How was it possible to say no despite of me having high level of… Continue reading What your mum didn’t tell you about empathy and the financial impact on business
Key Takeaways Psychopathic or narcissistic toxic employees can slow down the adoption of changePsychopaths don’t have emotions like you; most of the feelings you see on these people are simulated to manipulate you and those around youChange consultants need to have skills in four areas to build healthier and more resilient organizations: mechanical, emotional, mental agility,… Continue reading Dealing with psychopaths during Agile change